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Leave Accrual Options for Employees

With the Governor proposing to reinstate options for accrued sick leave, AFT-WV put together an outline of current protocol, based on the employees hire date. The different options can be confusing and we wanted to provide some information to hopefully clarify the current law.

AFT Response to Governor's Proposal



The following is a statement from AFT- West Virginia President Christine Campbell regarding Governor Jim Justice’s press conference this morning:


A month before the November election, Governor Jim Justice held a press conference promising a 5% pay increase for teachers, service personnel and state employees during the next legislative session and pledged to set aside $100 million for PEIA. 

2018 General Election Endorsements- UPDATED

The AFT-WV Committee on Political Education met on June 18th and voted on endorsements for the November 2018 general election. Additional endorsements for the WV Supreme Court of Appeals were made after the seats became available.

Endorsements are made using the voting record on education/worker's issues or questionaire answers/interviews of new candidates. 

Click here to view the UPDATED endorsements.

AFT-WV Endorsements for 2018 Primary Election

After a rigorous questionaire and candidate interview process, AFT-WV announces our Primary Election Endorsements. 

AFT-WV endorsements are based on a candidate's views and/or voting record on education and workers issues.