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During Teacher Appreciation Week, AFT/PFT Give Solidarity

The American Federation of Teachers represents teachers and healthcare workers on the frontlines. As more parents are taking on the task of homeschooling, we are all reminded of the extraordinary work our educators do every day. The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO thanks each and every one of our educators, nurses, and public employees for the extraordinary work they do. Read More

Take Action: Join AFT Pennsylvania In the Fight to Protect Education

The following is from AFT-Pennsylvania. On Monday, the PA House and Senate will return from the Memorial Day recess to pass a state budget, which is due by midnight, June 30. They’ll be in session all month. Budget bills and other legislation will move quickly, and AFT Pennsylvania will keep you up to date on bills that affect our schools and members. Read More

Adjunct Faculty At CCAC Vote Overwhelmingly For Union Representation

Today, the adjunct faculty of the Community College of Allegheny County voted overwhelmingly to join the American Federation of Teachers.  The CCAC faculty, composed of over 800 members, voted 394-64, or 86 percent, in favor of unionizing with the AFT.  Luke Niebler, adjunct professor in the English department of the CCAC, called the action a show of great organization and support that symbolizes the power that the faculty has to make a change.   Read More