Nurses and Health Professionals

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AFT Connecticut is the largest union of acute care hospital workers in the state, representing approximately 10,000 nurses and allied health professionals. Our labor federation’s members work in more than 20 hospitals, community clinics and school district and college-based settings. From securing strong contracts to establishing safe staffing requirements, our members advocate for improved conditions for all healthcare workers as well as career education, relevant training and professional development.

Click here to follow our AFT CT Healthcare Council on Facebook.

Click here to learn how members are engaging with their community to save vital services in Windham/Willimantic (July, 2021).

Healthcare News

  • Standing Strong to Protect Our Rights at Work

    There is arguably no clearer example of the “union difference” than the additional resources available to members faced with a hostile work environment. The power of these tools to hold employers accountable are further amplified by mobilizing the collective action made possible by contractual protections. All of this was on full display in a recent…

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  • Tapping the Collective “Potential to Revolutionize Our Work”

    Members of AFT Connecticut-affiliated public employee unions joined their colleagues from across the country last month to brainstorm solutions to shared challenges. They came together in Baltimore to tackle issues impacting their workplaces and communities ranging from staffing shortages to artificial intelligence (AI). Guided by the theme of the professional issues conference (PIC) for their…

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Hope for HHC Staff

Health professionals employed by Hartford HealthCare (HHC) are coming together for a voice in their facilities. Click here to learn more.