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

07/14/2018 - 20:33 Education Underfunding Tops $19 Billion over Decade of Neglect
06/27/2018 - 21:13 Oregon State University Faculty Union Is Certified
06/27/2018 - 00:48 America Needs Unions Now More than Ever As Supreme Court Sides with Corporate Billionaires Rigging Economy against Workers
06/26/2018 - 02:49 AFT President Randi Weingarten on the Supreme Courts Muslim Ban Decision
06/21/2018 - 02:01 Brown University Graduate Employees Sign Landmark Union Agreement with Administration
06/20/2018 - 00:48 AFT President Randi Weingarten Responds to Trump Executive Order
06/14/2018 - 04:44 Statement from American Federation of Teachers on Workers Freedom to Negotiate Act
06/06/2018 - 10:39 Oregon State University Faculty Win Majority Support for Union
06/06/2018 - 09:56 American Federation of Teachers Supports the School Overcrowding Reduction Act
05/30/2018 - 08:50 Statement by AFT President Randi Weingarten on U.S. Policy Separating Children from Parents
05/23/2018 - 14:45 AFTs Weingarten to Grill Navient from Shareholder Meeting Floor
05/21/2018 - 11:40 American Federation of Teachers on Supreme Court Ruling in Epic Systems v. Lewis
05/18/2018 - 10:57 AFT Leaders Respond to Shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas
05/17/2018 - 11:13 American Federation of Teachers Supports Workplace Democracy Act
05/16/2018 - 12:41 Thousands Expected for Saturday Rally in Houston for More Public Education Funding
05/16/2018 - 05:11 Maier Foundation Funds College Scholarships for Four McDowell County, W.Va., Students
05/15/2018 - 21:55 Arbitrator Finds Cornell Broke Federal Law During Union Election
05/15/2018 - 12:00 AFTs Weingarten on Teacher Spending on School Supplies