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Feb. 2019 Advocate: AFT 1493ers support L.A. teachers

Posted February 5, 2019

UNION SOLIDARITY Teacher Power/Burrito Power! AFT 1493ers organize to get breakfast delivered to striking teachers & supporters at L.A. High School by Katharine Harer, AFT 1493 Co-Vice President On the fourth day of the LA teachers’ strike, Paul Reuckhaus, AFT
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Feb. 2019 Advocate: President’s Perspectives

Posted February 5, 2019

PRESIDENT’S PERSPECTIVES Revitalized union activism across the country and in our district by Paul Rueckhaus, AFT 1493 President It has been six months since the Supreme Court decided to rule in favor of Janus v. AFSCME—a case that has the
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Feb. 2019 Advocate: Governor’s education budget proposal

Posted February 5, 2019

STATE BUDGET REPORT Governor’s 2019-20 January budget proposal increases education and community college funding On January 10 Governor Newsom released his first budget proposal, which he is calling “California for All.” The governor’s education budget proposal includes increased funding for
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Feb. 2019 Advocate: Fighting for public education in California

Posted February 5, 2019

TEACHERS ORGANIZING FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION & SOCIAL JUSTICE Fighting for public education in California: #RedForEd, CA Educators Rising and the L.A. Teachers’ Strike by Paul Bissember, AFT 1493 Executive Secretary On January 14th, teachers in Los Angeles, represented by UTLA,
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