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AFT-WV will conduct its annual Legislative Summit on September 13-14, 2024 at the AFT-WV office in Charleston, WV. 

Members from across the state will come together to discuss and determine the legislative priorities of AFT-WV. 

The priorities of the group will be presented to and voted upon by delegates during the 2024 AFT-WV Constitutional Convention.

The event begins with a reception at 7 PM on Friday, September 13th. The meeting will begin tentatively at 8:30 AM on Saturday, September 14th, and should conclude before noon. 

Local unions will be responsible for the cost of attendee lodging. A


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Description automatically generatedAFT-WV Primary Election Endorsements

The AFT-WV Committee on Political Education has made the recommendations below for the 2024 primary election. Please note that there are no endorsed candidates for many districts or races. Also, some races or districts have an endorsed candidate, in addition to a candidate that the committee also voted to oppose based on their voting record.

Please remember that photo ID is required for 1st-time voters by WV law and cell phones are not permitted in the polling area, so be sure to take your endorsement list with you to vote for candidates who will support


2024 AFT-WV Summer School Information 


June 24-28, 2024

AFT-WV is excited to announce our 27th annual weeklong educational summer program, scheduled for June 24-28, 2024 at Camp Dawson in Kingwood, WV.  

This program is offered through the joint efforts of AFT-West Virginia, the Union Leadership Institute of the American Federation of  Teachers, and West Virginia State University. The program is offered in the belief that training for union activists is essential to the development of a strong, pro-active union, and that active union members complement both


The 2024 legislative session has concluded, with a flurry of last-minute activity on the final night of the session sealing the fate of several bills. 

Get the details on which bills passed- and which bills failed to cross the finish line- in

 for the 2024 Regular Session. 


Wednesday was Crossover Day, when bills must be read from their house of origin a third time. Essentially, this day whittles down the number of active bills and the legislative pace will quicken to move bills through the committee process of the receiving chamber. Thanks to your calls and emails, we had a nice victory in House Education Friday morning when SB 189 failed on a voice vote to advance from the committee. 

Read all the details in this week's