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AFT-WV welcomes Levy, Roush as staff attorneys

AFT-West Virginia proudly announces the newest additions to our staff, John Roush and Kimberly Levy.  John and Kimberly officially begin working today for AFT-WV, where they will serve as our in-house attorneys.

Take our survey: Proposed changes to special ed policy

WV Board of Education Policy 2419 relates to the Regulations for the Education of Students with Exceptionalities. Changes have been proposed and the policy is on a 60 day public comment period. 

AFT-WV has identified two proposed changes which could significantly impact your classroom. 

Union Reacts to Manchin's Decision on DeVos

Statement from AFT-WV President Christine Campbell on Senator Joe Manchin’s decision to reject Betsy DeVos’ confirmation:

“Teachers and service personnel across West Virginia are grateful that Senator Manchin understands the educational needs of rural children and recognizes that Betsy DeVos does not. We thank Senator Manchin for listening to his constituents regarding their grave concerns about the direction DeVos would take America’s schools."

Speaking out against PEIA cuts

Thanks to the many teachers, service personnel, public employees and retirees who attended and spoke at the PEIA Public Hearings. We must continue to speak out against these continues attacks on our health care! 

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Missed the hearings? Click the link below to view information about the proposed cuts.

Disaster Assistance Available for Union Members

Disaster Relief Grants for AFT-WV Members:

As part of the Union Plus assistance programs designed to assist union members, the Disaster Relief Grant is able to help those who are facing financial hardship due to a natural disaster. The money does not have to be repaid.

Eligibility

To be considered for a Union Plus Disaster Relief Grant, the union member must: