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Visit the Events page on this website for scheduled activities including informational pickets, walk-ins, rallies and more. 

Resources for Rallies, Walk-ins, Etc.

Explaining our issues to the public and gaining their support is critical. When our neighbors and community members understand and support our issues, we stand a better chance of making progress with legislators on possible solutions. 

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.