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I am honored to announce that our SVFT member, Jim Cardin, has won AFT’s Every Day Hero Award. Thank you to everyone who supported Jim, and cast a vote to help him win this well-deserved award! Jim epitomizes the spirit of public service, camaraderie and compassion, and inspires us all to reclaim the promise in our chosen fields and in our communities.
A great source for the latest local union news, state of CT issues, national issues, and editorials. Updated weekly.
A huge thank you to our Communications Coordinator friend from AFT-CT, Matt O'Connor, for providing these timely and informative news clips.
Here are your news clips for Sep. 8 - 14:
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UPDATE: This great offer to save money on personal home electricity costs has been extended to April 1, 2014.
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"In unity there is strength. We can move mountains when we're united. Without unity, we are victims" - Bill Bailey
CLUW Members and Friends,
During the State of the Union, President Obama issued a compelling call for a nation that is more family friendly and fair. We know you agree and we were pretty happy to hear him endorse the principle that CLUW and our coalition partners have been working toward!
The AFL-CIO has compiled a list of unionized grocery stores in Connecticut.
Please click on the link to learn more.
This article is about women in the labor movement, which resonates with us as SVFT, AFT-CT, AFT National, and AFL-CIO members.