Southwest Dallas AFT members build power and win on important issues that reshape school policy, improve working conditions, give school employees a real voice in the decision-making process, and stand up against attacks on our public schools. If you are an educator in Cedar Hill ISD, DeSoto ISD, Duncanville ISD, or Lancaster ISD, join your committed peers in their fight to thrive.

Southwest Dallas AFT in Action

  • 8% increase of midpoint salary for all teachers
  • 5% increase of midpoint salary for all other staff
  • Longevity pay for employees that remain with the district for more than three years
  • Three bereavement days and two additional local days
  • 12.5% increase of midpoint salary for all teachers
  • 6% increase of midpoint salary for all other staff
  • Eight COVID-19 days through 2022
  • 9% increase of midpoint salary for all teachers
  • 4% increase of midpoint salary for all other staff
  • $15 per hour starting wage for auxiliary and support staff
  • Two additional leave days

Southwest Dallas AFT members at Texas AFT’s Public Education Advocacy Day in Austin, March 2023.

We’re stronger together. Will you join us in our fight to thrive?


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