Student debt relief is union work

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.

Union power is rising

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.”

A Community at Risk

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.