"Connecticut needs a governor who walks picket lines, not a governor who busts unions and destroys communities."
The convention's clear agenda was to organize the unorganized and stand up for the rights and needs of all working people.
The Communications Workers of America Local 1298 went into full gear to mobilize opposition.
"Not only did I lose my job, many people with an education are unemployed in Wisconsin because there are no jobs to be had now. Scott Walker, go home!"
The conflict between almost 700 workers at five Connecticut nursing homes and their chain employer may be headed for the Supreme Court.
Solidarity is key to the victory of any strike, especially for the 45,000 Verizon workers fighting to save their jobs and benefits at the bargaining table.
Thousands of state workers are expected for a question and answer session about the tentative agreement hammered out by their unions.
Workers at Hamilton Sundstrand are fighting company plans to eliminate 214 Connecticut jobs this year, shrinking the unionized workforce by more than 20 percent.
The fight is on in this state, but an intensive campaign by union members knocking on the doors of their co-workers' homes to talk about the elections is breaking through the right-wing noise.
Union members hit the ground running to get their co-workers out to vote this November in Connecticut, one of 21 battleground states designated by the AFL-CIO.