March 2018

The Janus Battle Begins

CEA joins union rally on Supreme Court steps to protect teachers' rights, freedoms

"Stand up. Rise up. Lift up. No justice, no peace."

That was the rallying cry of more than 350 union workers on the steps of the Connecticut Supreme Court in Hartford this week.

CEA leaders were joined by labor leaders from across the state and legislators in speaking out to protect the rights and freedom of workers to negotiate together and fight for decent and equitable pay, affordable health care, quality schools, and vibrant communities. These rights are under threat by a case now being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court, Janus vs. AFSCME.

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