AFT 1493 Updates

What’s new and of interest to AFT Local 1493 members

SECRET CAMPAIGN TO CRIPPLE UNIONS

Posted May 17, 2018

Anti-union forces are launching a nationwide campaign urging public sector workers to opt out of union membership and stop paying dues, according to documents obtained by The Guardian. The campaign, designed to defund and defang unions, is led by
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WEST VIRGINIA TEACHERS WIN STRIKE

Posted March 7, 2018

After nine days on strike, West Virginia teachers—among the lowest paid in the nation—have won sorely needed salary increases and the promise of more affordable health care. In a state with a history of union allegiance, their solidarity resulted in
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