News of Interest

Last year, the U.S. Department of Education announced an overhaul of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.

Frontline essential state workers sacrificed their health and safety throughout COVID-19 to ensure that the critical public services our 3.6 million Connecticut residents rely on remained accessibl

State Employees Respond to Recruiting, Retention & Connecticut’s Public Service Crisis

Retired State Employee and CSEA leader Mike O'Brien says it's time to stop the unfair, deceptive attacks on the rights of unionized public service workers.

In an editorial published by the Hartford Courant, O'Brien convincingly argues that attacking the pensions of current retirees is not only unconstitutional but an immoral idea to steal property from retirees.

A secure middle class depends not only on workers earning fair and stable incomes but also on their ability to sufficiently save for the future. When families live paycheck to paycheck, unexpected sickness or layoffs can spark years of compounding hardships. But when families can build up savings, they not only are able to prepare for such emergencies but also to plan to buy a home, send their children to college, start a business, or switch to a career better suited to their skills and needs, all of which help ensure an economically more secure future.