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

10/12/2017 - 15:05 Statement of AFT President Randi Weingarten on President Trumps Executive Order to Undermine Protections for Americans Health Insurance Coverage Under the Affordable Care Act
10/12/2017 - 13:26 Adjunct Faculty at Community College of Vermont Vote For Union Representation
10/10/2017 - 15:15 Statement of AFT President Randi Weingarten on White House Wish List for Negotiations on the Future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program
10/10/2017 - 11:45 Federal Suit Settlement: End of Value-Added Measures for Teacher Termination in Houston
10/07/2017 - 16:26 Update on Alleged Illegal Infiltration of AFT Michigan by Project Veritas
10/04/2017 - 11:56 AFT Nurses and Health Professionals Travel to Puerto Rico to Volunteer for Care and Relief Efforts
10/03/2017 - 12:22 Newark Teachers Union Wins Huge Arbitration Award
10/02/2017 - 17:16 AFT Urges Full Funding for Childrens Health Insurance Program
09/29/2017 - 17:41 AFT Michigan Files Civil Complaint Against James OKeefes Project Veritas, Alleging Illegal Surveillance
09/29/2017 - 09:49 'Trump Is Bad for Business': Report Reveals Truth about Corporations and the President
09/28/2017 - 18:27 AFT's Weingarten on Student Loan Defaults
09/27/2017 - 22:53 AFTs Weingarten on Landmark Pennsylvania Supreme Court Decision on School Funding
09/27/2017 - 13:58 AFTs Weingarten on Trumps Cruel and Callous Tax Plan
09/25/2017 - 18:50 AFT President Randi Weingarten on GOPs Decision to Withdraw Graham-Cassidy
09/25/2017 - 15:30 AFTs Weingarten on New Travel Restrictions from the Trump Administration
09/21/2017 - 10:14 AFT, KOSE, AFT-Kansas Leaders Call for Better Security Following Shooting
09/20/2017 - 09:39 AFTs Weingarten on Fordham Institute Teacher Absentee Report
09/15/2017 - 15:55 AFT Leaders on Ohio School District Rankings