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Texas AFT Passes Resolution Demanding Sen. Ted Cruz ResignPublish Date: January 15, 2021 9:43 am
Jan. 14, 2021 — The Texas AFT Executive Council passed a resolution today demanding that U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) immediately resign, calling his actions involving the Jan. 6, 2021,...Read More
Remembering MLK and Labor: Register for the virtual Civil and Human Rights ConferencePublish Date: January 15, 2021 3:33 pm
For more than 25 years, the AFL-CIO’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday observance has brought together union members annually to honor the life and legacy of Dr. King, perform...Read More
Jan. 8: Federal paid leave for quarantines expired, but you can work for it locally; Vaccine distribution resources; Helping our students understand this week’s assault on democracyPublish Date: January 12, 2021 10:02 am
Local unions push for policies extending expired FFCRA leave for quarantined educators Educators are afraid they will be forced to use their sick leave—or not get paid if their...Read More
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Texas AFT actively works to better the profession of educators by promoting effective public education policy and laws to help improve the pay and working conditions of our teachers, nurses, counselors and other professionals. Check here for resources on professional development, employee rights and education news.
Texas AFT is actively organizing new higher-education locals in the state. Read more about our efforts and our newest locals.
Members of the Houston Educational Support Personnel, an affiliate of Texas AFT, are celebrating a hard-won victory against privatization in how their school district’s food service program is managed.
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