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Public recognition comes rarely for school support personnel, but back-to-school season last fall provided a windfall of publicity for school bus drivers, bus attendants and cafeteria workers in southwestern Florida.
AFT-WV activists discussed and determined the union's legislative priorities at the Legislative Summit held in September. Delegates at the 2014 AFT-WV convention approved these priorities.
Read the full 2015 AFT-WV Legislative Agenda and stay informed by signing up for email alerts from AFT-WV (complete form on top right of the webpage.)
Find out which bills passed and which ones didn't make the cut during the 2014 Legislative Session! Read AFT-WV's Legislative Update: Final Edition.
Adjunct faculty at Temple University have filed authorization cards seeking union representation with the United Academics of Philadelphia, which is the AFT's Philadelphia-area local for adjunct faculty, and the Temple Association of University Professionals, which is the AFT-affiliated union for Temple's full-time tenure-track and nontenure-track faculty.
Using a phone bank and other organizing tools, support staff at the Oregon School Employees Association's Centennial Chapter 113 spent months recruiting 2,000 classified employees, teachers and social service employees to sign up for First Book, a national nonprofit dedicated to putting books in the hands of children who need them most.
Following a new report detailing how Wall Street sold toxic deals to school districts and municipalities that are costing communities billions in fees, interest and other payments, educators, parents, community members and local officials have joined together for a Day of Action in cities across the country.