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GROTON: Offshore Wind: Good Jobs & Clean Energy for CT

The Block Island Wind Farm in Rhode Island has made offshore wind a reality in the Northeast. Other states in the region – from Massachusetts to Maryland – are now moving quickly to grab a share of the wind energy from permitted areas in federal waters along the eastern seaboard.

Connecticut plans to sign contracts for offshore wind this summer.

Come join a dialogue with local labor, religious, business and environmental leaders about how offshore wind development can bring jobs, clean air, and clean energy to southeastern Connecticut.

When he finally unveiled his infrastructure plan on Monday, President Donald Trump offered cities and states negative $40 billion.

At its recent bi-coastal meeting, the SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors unanimously approved a Code of Conduct on Sexual Harassment to Advance Equity, which is part of a program to combat harassment and strive toward workplace equity called the Four Pillars of Change, according to an announcement.

“At its most basic, this code will — ultimately — help better define what harassment is and what members’ rights are in those situations,” SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris said in the release.

The U.S. Supreme Court soon will be the stage of one of the most consequential fights in the history of the American worker.

Anyone concerned with the future of middle-class jobs in our nation deserves to get the facts. Rather than sifting through the complexities of this legal battle, the goal of this article is to make clear to readers the real-life implications of this impending court decision.

HARTFORD: Working People’s Day of Action

The Supreme Court will soon hear a case that will have a big impact on our voice at work. That’s why working people across the country are making a clear stand to keep the freedoms that we’ve fought for.

On Monday, Feb. 26, there will be a day of action, with local events happening coast to coast, to defend our voice on the job and demand an end to an economy designed to favor the rich and powerful on the backs of working families.

Strategic Corporate Research Summer School

The AFL-CIO and Cornell University are sponsoring a Strategic Corporate Research Summer School on June 10-15, 2018 in Ithaca, New York. The application deadline is May 1.