January 2021 "Inside AFT CT"

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Matt O'Connor via ActionNetwork.org moconnor@aftct.org Inside AFT CT: Your January E-Newsletter January 5, 2021 at 6:45 PM AFTCT@aftct.org

Union Member - here is your January, 2021 e-newsletter (with updates since early December): Mobilizing for a Better Labor Future in 2021 Our state federation president In her New Year’s message urged labor, social and environmental justice advocates to be "united for the world we want." Click here for Jan Hochadel's "Amistad Awards" acceptance speech in which she previewed a better future in 2021. "Leading the Charge to Help Students Thrive" * State and national union leaders in late December commented on the prospect of a former local member spearheading the incoming presidential administration’s school policies. Click here for our joint statement on the nomination of Dr. Miguel Cardona as federal education department secretary. Demonstrating to Save their Community Hospital Local union members in mid December organized a car caravan to escalate their efforts to engage the public in preserving vital acute care services. Click here for photos of their demonstration beginning in Manchester and concluding outside Rockville General Hospital in Vernon. Urging Proactive Measures to Prevent "Constant Disruptions and Upheaval" * Labor leaders in mid December delivered over 14,000 signatures to the Lamont Administration from residents concerned about spiking Coronavirus cases in local districts. Click here for our board of education unions coalition's public statement on the petition's demand for safe schools.

Upcoming Activities & Events January 12: Joint Unions Vaccine Virtual Town Hall 2 January 20: Local Union Steward's Training Webinar January 25: "Sleep Health" Virtual Workshop Featured Benefit Union Plus: Scholarships Stay Informed Click here to sign-up for e-mail updates. Click here to "like" our Facebook page. Click here to follow our Twitter feed. Click here to subscribe to our YouTube channel. Click here to subscribe to our Podbean channel. * Political info; members in good standing can change their e-mail update content preferences by sending e-mail to ActNetReply@aftct.org.

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