Union Leadership Institute participants strengthen skills for work and union.More
Solution-driven unionism may have been the overarching theme of the 2013 joint conference of the AFT Healthcare and AFT Public Employees divisions, but the importance of community engagement was the biggest takeaway message for the 450 AFT members and guests who gathered in Baltimore, April 25-27. Read more.
The AFT is challenging the assumptions of a new report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute on school support staff, which suggests that the increase in the number of these employees is "adding more hands, but not necessarily more value."
Register now to join union colleages for the 2014 OFT Local Leaders Conference, our annual leadership development and skills training event, Sept. 26-27.
AFT President Randi Weingarten appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" television show to make the case for teachers' due process rights, to correct widely held misconceptions about the teaching workforce, and to clarify that problems tied to evaluation are often mislabeled as due process issues.
In a press conference July 28 state Reps. Matt Huffman and Andy Thompson grossly misstated teachers' opinions of the new Common Core State Standards. Find out what they got wrong.
Fighting Back, Fighting Forward- Memorable moments from the 2014 AFT Convention and other news.