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Retired Teachers Lobby Day

Date: 
Tue, 04/30/2019 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Retired union members are invited to join Connecticut's largest teacher retiree organizations for the sixth annual joint "Lobby Day for Retired Teachers." The Association of Retired Teachers of Connecticut (ARTC), the Connecticut Education Association- Retired (CEA-R), and the American Federation of Teachers-Retired (AFT-R) are working together to advocate for our past, present and future educators.
 
Retired union members will meet face-to-face with legislators to talk firsthand about the issues facing all teachers. It's an opportunity to address recently harmful policies, such as unilaterally increased pension contributions — a targeted teachers' tax — and a credit for retired educators rolled-back in 2017.
 
Agenda: 
  • 10:00am: Welcome & orientation
  • 11:00am - 12:00pm: Meet with legislators (be sure to make appointments in advance)
  • 12:00pm: Luncheon (invite legislators to join you)
Click here for key pension and health insurance issues impacting retired teachers.
 
Click here for driving directions and security screening information.
 
RSVP by sending email to legislative staff (contact info below).
 
Room 310 (Old Appropriations Room), Connecticut State Capitol
210 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT
Miscellaneous event settings
Sponsor: 
ARTC, CEA-R, AFT-R
Contact name: 
Jim Vigue
Contact phone: 
(860) 257-9782
Contact email: 
jvigue@aftct.org
Cost: 
No cost for members

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