Type - CLC

Remembering Alice Hamilton: Defender of Social Justice

Celebrating the life of Alice Hamilton who was a leader in studying workplace hazards such as lead and mercury and a strong advocate for womens and immigrants rights. The event will include a panel discussion featuring the importance of her work and how it relates to the present day and a video presentation of her life and accomplishments. Sponsored by ConnectiCOSH & the CT Coalition for Environmental Justice. 

MLK Day Labor & Community Dinner

Join us for an evening of community & labor engagement as we reflect together on MLK's legacy and DREAM. Speakers will encourage unity and action as we continue to fight for equality. Local events will be announced for guests to participate in addition to a campaign kickoff. Sponsored by UNITE HERE & the Western CT Area Labor Federation. 

The Mercer County Central Labor Council is proud to offer the Anna J. Rickert  Memorial Scholarship for the 2018 school year. The purpose of the scholarship is to offer financial assistance to the sons and daughters of affiliated local union members. Anna Rickert was a strong union member who believed in and gave much of her time and energy to her union and to the union movement in general. She held many positions at her local union and at the Mercer County Central Labor Council. Anna passed away on June 3, 2015 and is greatly missed by all who knew her.