June 25, 2019
The 2019 state legislative session brought some victories for working people. Council 4 legislative advocates Brian Anderson and Zak Leavy discuss the outcome and the challenges ahead.
May 23, 2019
The UConn Health Center is looking to partner with a private corporation – a move that imperils patient care, education and research. Health Center employees Chris DeFranceso (UHP Local 3837) and Elizabeth Appel and Janice Oliveri (UCHC AAUP) talk about the importance of keeping their cherished institution in public hands.
April 16, 2019
We visit with retired labor leader Leo Canty, who toured the 10 happiest countries in the world, and found a shared respect for workers' rights and the need for a strong social safety net.
March 18, 2019
Council 4 members Frank Ladore (Local 2836) and Jeremy Whetzel (Local 818) join us to talk about our union's new Conservative Caucus.
February 25, 2019
We visit with Lindsey Farrell, State Director of Connecticut Working Families, to learn about the campaigns to raise Connecticut's minimum wage and enact paid family and medical leave.
January 8, 2019
We go in depth with Council 4 Education Coordinator Joe Aresimowicz, who begins his second term as the Speaker of the State House of Representatives, and talks about his union roots.
November 28, 2018
Council 4 Political Coordinator joins us to analyze the 2018 election results in Connecticut and to look ahead to the 2019 legislative session.
October 26, 2018
John Humphries of the CT Roundtable on Climate & Jobs joins us for a timely discussion on the interconnection between labor and environmental issues.
August 15, 2018
AFSCME Local 749 members who work at the state's two juvenile detention centers are dealing with the fallout of severe staffing shortages, resulting in forced overtime and workplace injuries.