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PEIA Public Hearings

PEIA Finance Board Public Hearings Scheduled for November

The PEIA Finance Board wants your input! Proposals for Plan Year 2021 (Benefits from 7/1/20 – 6/30/21) are being finalized now.

AFT members dive into candidate endorsement process

As the presidential elections inch closer and the field of candidates gets more and more competitive, AFT members are engaging, parsing campaign platforms, asking questions of the candidates, and voicing their priorities as educators, healthcare practitioners and public employees. Thus far, the AFT has hosted eight AFT Votes town halls in eight different locations across the country, giving members the opportunity to meet candidates in person and hear about their stands on education, working families, healthcare and other top-line issues. Also part of the AFT’s robust endorsement process: surveys, debate parties and lots of information on

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.