News From: AFT

by Guest Post | on Jul 24, 2019

The AFT Sues Betsy DeVos

The AFT brought the student debt crisis to court Thursday, filing a lawsuit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education for gross mismanagement and out-and-out sabotage of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 12, 2019

Unions to Picket ICE Operations

This week, Trump announced that his long-delayed ICE raids would begin this weekend. These raids are not only meant to detain and deport thousands of immigrants, but they are also meant to strike...

by Guest Post | on Feb 25, 2019

Randi Weingarten: Acosta's Got to Go

When Trump appointed Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta many questioned the appointment due to the sweetheart deal that Acosta cut for Trump friend, billionaire and convicted sex trafficker Jeffrey...

by Brian Young | on Jan 09, 2019

Support LA Teachers, Wear Red

If you drop your kids off at school on Thursday, January 10th take a look at what color the teachers are wearing. If they are wearing red, then you know that they support working people. This is...

by Brian Young | on Jan 03, 2019

Organizing Victories for Teachers and Retail Clerks

2019 is here, and employees at these four workplaces will begin negotiating their first collective bargaining agreements thanks to their recent union votes.

by Press and Media | on Nov 26, 2018

Unions Sue Puerto Rico over Pension Mismanagement

More bad news for workers in Puerto Rico as the AFT and AFSCME are filing a lawsuit to alleging that the government has been mishandling public employees retirement accounts. Read more below from...

by AFL-CIO | on Aug 20, 2018

Trump Rips Families Apart, these Companies Profit

One of the most heartbreaking news stories of 2018 is the Trump administration's decision to separate undocumented immigrant families that enter the United States.The ...

by Brian Young | on Aug 01, 2018

Lebron James Makes a Huge Investment in Public Education

National Basketball Players Association First Vice President Lebron James opened a new school in Akron Ohio this week. Arguably the greatest basketball player ever, James joins a long list of...

by Brian Young | on Apr 03, 2018

Teachers Strike in Oklahoma and Kentucky, Is Arizona Next?

Thousands of teachers continued their strike on Tuesday, marking the second day that many schools were closed across the state. Instead, teachers flooded to Oklahoma City to demand high wages and...

by Brian Young | on Mar 14, 2018

Students, Teachers and Union Leaders Say Enough is Enough

At 10 AM students in schools across the country walked out of their classes to honor a 17-minute vigil for the fallen students at Douglas Stoneman High School. While some schools expressly forbid...

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