Teachers, nurses, counselors, social workers, academic coaches and educational assistants at Pittsburgh’s Environmental Charter School voted this week to join the AFT.
50,000 educators, students and allies marched through the streets of Los Angeles on Dec. 15 in support of United Teachers Los Angeles and the union’s struggle to make L.A. schools better places in which to educate, work and learn.
Nurses who are represented by the Health Professionals and Allied Employees at Jersey Shore University Medical Center and Southern Ocean Medical Center in New Jersey, are celebrating the ratification of new contracts with Hackensack Meridian Health.
Violence is a daily threat for 15 million healthcare workers in the United States, which is why union activists, including members of AFT affiliates, are preparing to escalate the fight for a federal standard that requires protections against workpl…
With the opioid crisis raging in communities across the country, many people believe that community schools can help students and families face the challenges brought on by addiction. That’s why advocates for community schools, including the AFT, and members of Congress gathered in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 12, to talk about how we can spread the community schools model to address the needs of students.
There are 562 new AFT members in the Rio Grande Valley now that the educators of the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District have voted to affiliate with the AFT.
Adjunct faculty at Arcadia University have had enough: After 16 months of protracted negotiations, they still have no contract, so they marched on the university president’s office to demand he intervene. Despite teaching most of the classes at this Philadelphia university, adjuncts have no job security, low pay and insufficient benefits, all of which ultimately affect the quality of teaching available to students.