Our teachers and members care about teaching in the most effective way possible. National leaders of AFT as well as Local Leaders of AFT Utah were able to shares ideas to reach our ultimate goal of teaching kids and inspire them to succeed.
The AFT, the nation's largest union of higher education faculty and staff, launched its national effort to reclaim the promise of higher education during the annual AFT National Higher Education Issues Conference in Baltimore
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The AFT has been named "Nurse Champion of the Month" for March by the Center to Champion Nursing in America.
AFT President Randi Weingarten and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) spoke at the Washington, D.C., launch of "Higher Ed, Not Debt," a new multiyear campaign advocating for affordable access to higher education for all, without the burden of debt or financial hardship.
A Florida food service worker and AFT member was one of the witnesses at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Budget Committee on the minimum wage and other economic issues affecting individuals, families and communities.
Pushed to the wall after 18 months of bargaining for a first contract, 1,100 faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago went on strike Feb. 18 and 19. It was the first strike in recent memory at a research institution and, as such, generated a lot of media attention both in Chicago and across the nation.