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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 (Jul. 20, 2021).

Healthcare News

  • Striving to Balance a Growing Healthcare Duopoly

    Since late last year, members of the local unions at UConn Health (UCH) have renewed efforts to both protect and expand the state’s only public medical center. Two leaders of our AFT Connecticut-affiliated UCHC-AAUP, Michael Baldwin, MD (right, in collage above) and Ion Moraru, MD, PhD (left), clarified shared objectives in a recent op-ed. Together…

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  • Defending Mothers and Babies’ Access to Local Care

    Communities across Connecticut stripped of labor and delivery services in their regional hospitals have not received long-overdue legislative or regulatory remedies. The failure to hold the health network chains that gutted their care accountable has led members of AFT Connecticut-affiliated local unions to mobilize patient advocates in collective action. In a recently published commentary, Natchaug…

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