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Members of the media may contact OFT Communications Director Lisa Zellner at 614-257-4195 (office) or 614-619-2771 (cell).

Belmont College faculty vote to form union

Faculty members at Belmont College voted overwhelmingly to form a union affiliated with the Ohio Federation of Teachers. In a count announced today by the Ohio State Employment Relations Board, 90 percent of faculty members supported the union in a vote of 28-3.

Teachers add to endorsements

The Ohio Federation of Teachers have added endorsements to its slate of candidates who support high quality public education and public services that make our families and communities strong.

Teachers endorse Strickland for U.S. Senate

Former Gov. Ted Strickland would better represent the needs and interests of Ohioans as a member of the U.S. Senate, the American Federation of Teachers announced with their endorsement of Strickland for Senate.

Educators Win Historic Union Charter School Organizing Victory in Cleveland

In a historic first for Cleveland, teachers and support staff at University of Cleveland Preparatory School voted overwhelmingly to join the Ohio Federation of Teachers and the American Federation of Teachers, hoping to improve conditions for students and teachers. UCP is part of the network of charter schools operated by Cleveland-based I Can Schools. See more

AFT Members Pivotal to Big Hillary Clinton Wins

Union members and supporters from across the country came together Tuesday night to send the resounding message that only Hillary Clinton has what it takes to deliver real change for working people and break down the barriers holding our nation back. See more.