AFT citizenship clinics change immigrant lives

Many immigrant workers in Houston were able to make significant strides toward becoming U.S. citizens at a May 1 citizenship clinic sponsored by the AFT, Texas AFT and Houston-area AFT locals and featuring help from attorneys from the Equal Justice …

How-to: Talking about racism in the workplace

The Many Threads, One Fabric town hall series sponsored a lively session April 22 about how to have those “courageous conversations” so often referenced when we talk about racism, sexism and all the other “isms” that perpetuate inequity and discrimi…

Workplace violence bill gets new life

Nurses and health professionals are one step closer to federal protection from workplace violence with the passage of the Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R. 1195) in the U.S. House of Representatives April 16.