Our Informational Picket on Monday October 14th drew our members and many supporters to UW's Red Square. Thank you for showing your solidarity! View the pictures on our Facebook page.More
To give UW President Young a better picture of our situation, we included personal testimonials from our members in the information package we delivered to him. Here are a few excerpts.
In his letter to the members on August 21st, Local President Richard Moore outlined the Union’s vision for the UW International and English Language Programs.
- English Language Faculty teach the same number of hours in summer quarter…yet they are paid 19% less than any other quarter. In the second half of September we simply don’t get a paycheck!
In a speech at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., AFT President Randi Weingarten juxtaposed two approaches for education that would have vastly different consequences for America's students. Either build on the bipartisan consensus of the Every Student Succeeds Act to provide all families with access to great neighborhood public schools, or promote the dangerous, destructive approaches that Donald Trump's education secretary nominee advocates to undermine and privatize public education.
AFT President Randi Weingarten on July 18 delivered a forceful case for Hillary Clinton, while hailing the 100-year-old union as a vehicle empowering our more than 1.6 million workers at the bargaining table and the ballot box.
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about the looming teacher shortage our public schools face and how we can address the challenge before it turns into a crisis.