Will you have a contract in hand at least two weeks before you begin the Fall 2014 semester? If your answer to that questions is "NO", then you need to contact your Coordinator, Chair, Executive Director . Remember, you will NOT be paid the first pay period of the Fall Semester if you have no contract in hand. Verbal contracts will not get you paid.More
AFT President Randi Weingarten kicked off the AFT national convention in Los Angeles by outlining a bold plan to both fight back and fight forward to reclaim the promise of America and create economic and educational opportunity for all.
The AFT and Freelancers Union announced a new partnership that will enable contingent faculty across the country to access tailored benefits and connect, share and learn with others in their professions.
While the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the importance of collective bargaining and unions to families and communities in its ruling in Harris v. Quinn, let's be clear that working people, who have aspired to the middle class and tried to make a better life for their families, have taken it on the chin for years, AFT President Randi Weingarten says.
Please join us for the 2014 General Membership Meeting and Awards Banquet which will be held on Sunday, June 29th from 12:00 pm noon until 4:00 pm'
Click on the following link to access more details as well as the RSVP Reservation Form.
Millions of borrowers with crushing student loan debt could benefit from an executive order President Barack Obama signed at the White House, with several AFT members in attendance.
Twelve-year teaching veteran Robert Geremia, a social studies teacher at Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, D.C., who has attained the status of "highly effective teacher," told U.S. senators about how his financial life has been put on hold as a result of the loans he had to take to attend graduate school and better serve his students.