With less than two weeks until the election, Shuler and Weingarten will stress the importance of going door to door to educate and turn out voters in union households. Governor Malloy and Representative Esty will also address the crowd.
Following the rally, Secretary-Treasurer Shuler and President Weingarten will join the canvassing efforts and will knock on doors of union members in the nearby communities of Bristol and New Britain.
WHEN: Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 1:00PM.
WHERE: University Health Professionals (UHP), AFT Local 3837 Offices, 270 Farmington Avenue in The Exchange, Suite #174, in Farmington, CT.
WHAT: Pre Labor-to-Labor Walk rally.
WHO: Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler, AFL-CIO;
President Randi Weingarten, AFT;
Governor Dannel Malloy;
U.S. Representative Elizabeth Esty; &
Executive Secretary-Treasurer Lori Pelletier, Connecticut AFL-CIO.
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The AFL-CIO is an umbrella federation for U.S. Unions, with 56 unions representing 12.5 million working men and women. We work to ensure that all people who work receive the rewards of their work — decent paychecks and benefits, safe jobs, respect and fair treatment. Follow the Connecticut AFL-CIO on Twitter at @ConnAFLCIO.
The AFT represents 1.5 million pre-K through 12th-grade teachers; paraprofessionals and other school-related personnel; higher education faculty and professional staff; federal, state and local government employees; nurses and healthcare workers; and early childhood educators. Follow AFT President Randi Weingarten on Twitter at @RWeingarten and AFT Connecticut at @AFTCT.