November 2022 "Inside AFT CT"

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Matt O'Connor via ActionNetwork.org moconnor@aftct.org Inside AFT CT: Your November E-Newsletter November 3, 2022 at 6:31 PM moconnor@aftct.org

Union Member - here is your November, 2022 e-newsletter (with updates since early October): Tapping the Power of "Union YES" to Secure Real Gains Our latest collective bargaining report highlights a recent successor contract win that both delivered on immediate priorities while laying a foundation for future progress. Click here to learn more about a new agreement that provided PreK-12 union members with "much to celebrate." Provoked to Strike Again by their Employer's Illegal Tactics For the second time in two months, healthcare union members were in late October pushed to walk off the job by unfair labor practices. Click here for a photo collage from the picket line where the community again walked by their side. Choosing "Labor is Your Neighbor" at the Polls * Our national union ahead of the November 8 General Election sought the perspective of a local leader on why voting matters to working people. Click here for the wide-ranging interview with Sherri Dayton on the tangible benefits of political engagement for members. Celebrating a Colleague's Top Honors An affiliated local PreK-12 union member was in early October surprised to learn she had been selected as Connecticut's 2023 Teacher of the Year. Click here for photos of the celebration that drew labor leaders and elected officials from across the state.


Upcoming Activities & Events November 5-8: CT AFL-CIO "Labor to Labor" Canvasses * November 6: Rally for Labor-Endorsed Candidates in Meriden * November 8: Statewide, Congressional & Legislative General Election * November 8: "Redesigning Education: A Future Beyond Standardized Tests" Symposium November 15 & 17: Adult First Aid, CPR & AED Training Course Sessions November 28: Defensive Charting Health Continuing Education Webinar December 7: PreK-12 & PSRP "Legal Issues" Training Webinar December 10: Hartford Teachers Union "Reading Opens the World" December 10: CT People's World Amistad Awards: Rise Up! Time to be the Leaders of Today December 13: Local Union Treasurer's Training Webinar Featured Benefit Union Plus: Fall Rental Car Discounts Stay Informed Click here to sign-up for e-mail updates. Click here to follow our Twitter feed. Click here to "like" our Facebook page. Click here to subscribe to our Instagram feed. Click here to subscribe to our YouTube channel. Click here to subscribe to our Podbean channel. Click here for relevant news/opinion highlights. * 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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