Wednesday, April 17, 2024

AFT CT 77th Annual Business Convention

Note: end time approximate; convention adjourned once all pending business complete.

The tentative agenda for our state federation’s annual business convention is linked below (in “First Call to Convention” packet) and may be further revised. Schedule will include votes on properly proposed amendments to AFT Connecticut’s bylaws, constitution and resolutions.

New this year to the agenda is a “Scholarship Fundraising Mixer” following the conclusion of convention business at Foxwoods’ Vue 24. The annual awards ceremony will also be held during this time. Cost to attend is $35 each (Separate from the $115 delegate and guest registration fee).

Deadlines for proposed constitutional amendments, resolutions and award nominations follow:

Apr 01 2024 – proposed amendments to the AFT Connecticut Constitution
Apr 01 2024 – nominations for the Joseph H. Soifer Award and the Unionist of the Year
May 01 2024 – proposed dues related amendments to the AFT Connecticut
May 11 2024 – resolutions for consideration by Convention delegates
May 28 2024 – COPE raffle donations and form

Deadline is May 17 2024 (subject to further change) for participating local unions to submit the following (applicable documents, below) to AFT Connecticut (via email or postal mail):

Local dues (paid through March 2024);
Names and addresses of local’s principal executive and financial officers;
Names and addresses of local’s current executive board members;
Local’s full membership roster (excel spreadsheet, preferred);
Copy of local’s current constitution; &
Copy of local’s audit/review/internal review/financial statement compilation.Local
leaders can determine if they are in good standing by reviewing the “Is Your Local in
Good Standing?” document included in “First Call” packet (below).

“First Call to Convention” packet (Mar. 5, 2024)

Convention awards nomination forms (Mar. 5, 2024)

AFT COPE raffle info & donation form (Mar. 26, 2024)

“Writing Our Own Future” packet (Mar 27, 2024) 

Local union officers, board members & delegates form (Mar. 27, 2024)

Local union delegates form (Mar. 27, 2024)

Local union alternates & guests form (Mar. 27, 2024)


Jun 01 2024


8:30 am - 2:00 pm




Fox Tower @ Foxwoods Resort Casino
39 Norwich-Westerly Rd, Ledyard, CT


Anna Mowrey
(860) 257-9782