American Federation of Teachers ( American Federation of Teachers )

American Federation of Teachers

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About American Federation of Teachers

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

12/08/2018 - 20:58 Teachers Union Leaders on Chicago Charter School Strike Victory
12/05/2018 - 00:45 AFTs Weingarten on Chicago Charter School Strikes National Implications
12/05/2018 - 00:21 AFT President Randi Weingarten and Wisconsin Union Leaders Reject Wisconsin Republican Power Grab
11/30/2018 - 17:21 AFT President Randi Weingarten Urges Needed Changes to NAFTA 2.0
11/30/2018 - 15:40 Statement of AFT President Randi Weingarten on the Introduction of the Developing Innovative Partnerships and Learning Opportunities that Motivate Achievement Act
11/26/2018 - 22:06 AFT President Randi Weingarten Joins Michigan and Ohio Leaders to Support GM Workers
11/26/2018 - 20:34 AFT President Randi Weingarten and AFT Michigan President David Hecker on Fighting for Detroits Public School Students
11/19/2018 - 03:35 Brown University Graduate Employees Cast Historic Vote to Join American Federation of Teachers
11/18/2018 - 03:56 Statement of AFT President Randi Weingarten on Tony Thurmond Winning Californias Superintendent of Public Instruction Race
11/16/2018 - 15:56 Statement of AFT President Randi Weingarten on the Introduction of the Workplace Violence Prevention in Healthcare and Social Services Act
11/16/2018 - 11:08 AFTs Randi Weingarten on Department of Educations Proposed Title IX Rule Change
11/15/2018 - 09:21 American Federation of Teachers, AFSCME file Lawsuit Against Puerto Rican Government for Mismanaging Public Service Workers Retirement Accounts
11/08/2018 - 07:43 Five HISD schools to become community schools to meet the needs of students and their families
11/07/2018 - 15:57 AFT President Randi Weingarten on the Ousting of Attorney General Jeff Sessions
11/07/2018 - 14:38 AFT President Randi Weingarten on the Midterm Election Results
11/07/2018 - 14:32 AFT President Randi Weingarten and AFT-Wisconsin President Kim Kohlhaas on Wisconsins Election of Tony Evers for Governor
11/07/2018 - 01:00 AFT President Randi Weingarten and AFT New Jersey President Donna Chiera on Mikie Sherrills Election to Congress
11/07/2018 - 00:42 AFT President Randi Weingarten and AFT Michigan President David Hecker on Michigans Election of Gretchen Whitmer for Governor