AFT leaders in Massachusetts know that supporting their members goes beyond what happens in the classroom, or the schoolhouse, or even the Statehouse. So they're bringing student debt relief to members across the state.
Looking back on a year when AFT members and leaders proudly joined in partnership and collaboration with students and gun violence survivors to do whatever it takes to end this country’s gun violence epidemic.
When journalists are assassinated and labor and human rights flagrantly violated, the AFT stands up for justice no matter where the violations occur. In this spirit, the executive council passed two resolutions Feb.
It’s time to divest from private prisons: The US incarcerates more prisoners than any other nation in the world - and private prisons profit. Our new report details how AFT members can encourage their pension funds to divest from private prison corporations.
AFT’s Center for School Improvement Leadership Institute brings together teams of teachers, principals, union leaders, superintendents and community advocates, all collaborating to transform school culture
Millions of students and educators across the country attend schools that put their health and safety at risk, and more than half of public school buildings are in dire need of repair. A new bill introduced in Congress could change that.
Schemes to undercut public sector unions—epitomized by last year’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME—have stalled, according to new data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Union members have sent a clear message: We're sticking with the union.”
Registered nurses at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend, Ore., are celebrating their overwhelming vote to approve a new contract with the St. Charles Health System. They now have a contract that gives them the tools they need to keep their patients safe.
Labor, business and community leaders are working hard to convince General Motors to reverse its decision to close its plant in Lordstown, Ohio. The community, including many AFT members and their families, fear what this closure could mean for their town.