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AFT Family Fun Night -Tailgate & Tickets: Marshall University vs. UNC Charlotte

AFT-West Virginia invites members and their families to join us for a night of Thundering Herd basketball!

What:  Marshall University vs. UNC Charlotte
When:  Saturday, February 24, 2018
Game time: 7:00 PM

Tailgate: 5:00-6:45 PM
Tailgate location: Union Steelworkers Hall, Local 37
208 19th Street, Huntington, WV 25703
(behind City National Bank, off 3rd Avenue)

$10.00 per person includes general admission game ticket, pizza at tailgate and parking*.

AFT-WV North Central Legislative Round Table

AFT-WV locals in North Central WV hosted their annual Legislative Round Table on January 3rd in Fairmont. 

The event was an opportunity for members to discuss education issues and legislative priorities with elected leaders from their region.  Thanks to all members and legislators who particpated!

Check out photos and media coverage from the event!

PEIA Alert: Learn the Facts, Take Action

The PEIA Finance Board has released its proposed fiscal plan for next year.

Here are the facts:

There is a $27,800,000 gap for active employees in PEIA for 2019. 

Given that $20,000,000 has been allocated in the state budget, the PEIA Finance Board is proposing over $7 million in benefit reductions and $500,000 in increased employee premiums.

The Finance Board has proposed benefit cuts and premium changes.

PEIA Public Hearing Dates Announced

Dates for the 2017 PEIA Public Hearings have been scheduled as follows:

  • November 6, 2017 - Morgantown
  • November 14, 2017- Beckley
  • November 15, 2017- Charleston

Times and locations have not been announced yet. AFT-WV will update this page as soon as the information is made public. 

There will also be 2 virtual (online) public hearings as well. The times/dates on the virtual hearings have not been announced yet. 

Additionally, AFT-WV will post comments about next year's PEIA Fiscal Plan, once it is released. 

2017 AFT-WV Leadership Conference and Convention

CONVENTION CALL

Charleston Marriott Town Center

100 Lee Street – Charleston, West Virginia  25301

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday – November 2-4, 2017

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September 2017

 

            Fraternal Greetings to all AFT-WV Members:

 

Summer School 2017

AFT-WV’s 22nd annual Summer School hosted a record number of attendees who devoted a week to sharpening their professional skills and learning to advocate for public education and working families. Over 200 members attended this year’s event.