New local for Lewis County

AFT-Lewis was officically welcomed into the union during the AFT-WV 2014 Convention, held at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. After the presentation of the local banner and remarks by AFT and AFL-CIO leaders, new AFT-Lewis President Aaron Radcliff gave a fantastic speech before convention delegates.

Congrats to AFT-Lewis members on reaching this exciting milestone!


AFT-WV delegates attend national convention

Delegates from AFT-West Virginia attended the 2014 AFT Convention, held July 11-14 in Los Angeles, CA. Locals from Hampshire, Morgan and Roane counties were recognized for outstanding membership growth and a general session at the convention focused on the progress and projects of Reconnecting McDowell.

You can read everything that happened at the 2014 Convention in the AFT's daily newsletters about the event!


AFT-WV's Campbell addresses legislative committee

On September 24th, AFT-WV President Christine Campbell spoke before a joint committee of the WV Legislature to share AFT-WV’s suggestions for increased flexibility, authority and capacity for local school systems to improve student learning in West Virginia. Below are excerpts from Campbell’s speech.