American Federation of Teachers ( American Federation of Teachers )

American Federation of Teachers

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The American Federation of Teachers, an affiliate of the AFL-CIO, was founded in 1916 and today represents 1.6 million members in more than 3,000 local affiliates nationwide.

Five divisions within the AFT represent the broad spectrum of the AFT’s membership: pre-K through 12th-grade teachers; paraprofessionals and other school-related personnel; higher education faculty and professional staff; federal, state and local government employees; and nurses and other healthcare professionals. In addition, the AFT represents approximately 80,000 early childhood educators and nearly 250,000 retiree members.

American Federation of Teachers press release, blog etc

12/27/2017 - 12:31 AFT Leaders: Judge Makes Clear That Project Veritas Unlawful Tactics Have a Price
12/21/2017 - 14:07 Operation Agua Donations Reach $1.5 Million, Providing Safe Drinking Water for More Than 270,000 Students in Schools in Puerto Rico
12/19/2017 - 12:55 AFT President Randi Weingarten on the Passage of the GOP Tax Bill
12/19/2017 - 00:44 AFT President Randi Weingarten on the Senate Passage of the GOP Tax Plan
12/14/2017 - 13:45 AFTs Weingarten on FCCs Ending of Net Neutrality
12/12/2017 - 23:01 AFTs Weingarten on GOP Tax Deal
12/12/2017 - 07:01 AFT President on the Deadly Attack on UN Peacekeepers
12/07/2017 - 13:48 Trump Administration Sides With Corporations in Janus v. AFSCME
12/06/2017 - 13:27 AFT President Randi Weingarten, AFT Leaders Participate in Civil Disobedience Action Urging Congress to Pass a Clean Dream Act
12/02/2017 - 02:08 Senate Republican Tax Bill Rewards Wealthy Donors and Corporations While Sticking It to the Middle Class
11/30/2017 - 11:48 AFT PeaceHealth Professionals Notch Another Victory
11/28/2017 - 12:06 AFTs Weingarten on Sen. Sanders Bill to Rebuild Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands
11/27/2017 - 18:57 AFTs Weingarten on Federal Communications Commissions Net Neutrality Changes
11/27/2017 - 12:23 AFT President Randi Weingarten on the Future of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
11/17/2017 - 14:31 Operation Agua Donations Reach $1 Million, Filters Being Delivered Across Puerto Rico to Bring Safe Drinking Water to Families
11/16/2017 - 13:41 AFT on House Tax Vote
11/13/2017 - 12:56 Report Shows the AFTs Big Bet on Educator-Led Collaborations and Solutions Through Its Innovation Fund Reaps Powerful Results
11/09/2017 - 15:01 AFT on Senate GOP Tax Proposal