Local 1565 Member Alert: Sign Our Petition to the DOC!

The CT Department of Correction's failure to plan for the COVID-19 pandemic has not only exposed all of its employees, hazardous duty and non-hazardous duty, to illness, but also created volatile conditions within the state prison system.

That's why the unions representing front line DOC employees, including AFSCME Local 1565, created a petition urging the agency to do take better and faster steps to protect us:

Click here to sign our petition.

We will present the petition to the Commissioner and to Gov. Lamont as part of our campaign to improve staff, inmate and community safety.

Local 1565 members and their families should sign this petition, because COVID-19 impacts every one of us.

Click here to sign our petition.