Faculty hosted campus activities to call attention to the unfair working conditions of adjunct faculty.
Nominations for the 2015-2017 executive board were received in the AFT Washington office. As required by AFT Washington bylaws, we are announcing the nominees. [see more]
Accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Education Scholarship Awards!
We are now accepting applications for our 2015-2016 AFT Washington/Schwerin Campbell Barnard Iglitzin & Lavitt Scholarship. Up to three $1,000 education scholarships will be awarded to eligible applicants. The deadline for receiving applications is June 1, 2015.
The AFT Northwest Leadership Forum will be held this year on July 31-August 2 at the Hilton Vancouver in Vancouver, WA. The forum is a leadership training program, co-sponsored by AFT LEAD Program, AFT-Oregon, AFT Washington, OFNHP, and OSEA. It focuses on subjects essential for development and maintenance of dynamic and effective locals and the union as a whole.
Hotel reservation deadline is July 7.
The AFT has joined a broad coalition of organizations, from its sister unions to Student Veterans of America, from the National Young Farmers Coalition to Jobs with Justice and the Center for American Progress, to demand that elected officials take action and address college affordability within the next six months.
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten looks at how Minnesota and Wisconsin have followed very different economic paths since electing new governors in 2010.