2014 Legislative Summit

AFT-WV will conduct its annual Legislative Summit as follows:

               September 5-6, 2014

               Four Points by Sheraton

               Charleston, WV

The event will begin with a reception on Friday evening and conclude around noon on Saturday. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and determine the legislative priorities and goals of AFT-WV for the 2015 legislative session.


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!


Retiree Rally at the Capitol

Retirees and activists from AFT-WV joined with other retired public employees for a rally at the Capitol on April 15, 2014. The Coalition of Retired Public Employees (CORPE) staged a rally to garner support for a tax exemption for a portion of a retired public employee's  pension. A similar measure for retired police and firemen is already in place in the state.