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Matt O'Connor via ActionNetwork.org moconnor@aftct.org Inside AFT CT: Your September E-Newsletter September 3, 2020 at 6:45 PM moconnor@aftct.org

Union Member - here is your September, 2020 e-newsletter (with updates since early August): Organizing to Protect the Health of School Staff and Students Union activists over the previous month engaged in an unprecedented level of collective action to demand safety first in fall "Back to School" plans. Click here for our report on efforts to secure eduction policies developed "with us,' not done 'to us.'" Teaming Up with Allies and Advocates to Provide Stress Management Tools Local, state and national union leaders in mid August participated in the announcement of a new social and emotional learning course for school staff. Click here to share a photo from the online forum previewing the free Yale-certified program on Twitter. Showing Health Network Executives We "Won't Back Down" Hundreds of union members, their friends, family and neighbors turned out in early August to support nurses in Norwich fighting for a fair contract. Click here to share a brief video with a "birds-eye" view of the gathered crowd on Facebook. Securing Critical Benefits for Essential Workers Battling the Pandemic Following months of pressure from union members, Governor Ned Lamont in late July established a workers compensation presumption for "frontline heroes" contracting COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). Click here for our report on this step toward fairness for all of those who risked their lives.


Upcoming Activities & Events September 22: Google's Applied Digital Skills Training for Educators Session 1 September 23: Google's Applied Digital Skills Training for Educators Session 2 October 6: Teachers' Pre-Retirement Webinar Featured Benefit AFT Innovation Fund: COVID-19 Response Grants 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.

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September 2020 "Inside AFT CT"  

The labor federation's official e-newsletter is produced monthly to provide access to important updates, reports, event and activities avail...

September 2020 "Inside AFT CT"  

The labor federation's official e-newsletter is produced monthly to provide access to important updates, reports, event and activities avail...

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