Congratulations to AFT-Oregon and Local 2277 (PCCFFAP) member Michael Dembrow, Oregon's newest state senator!More
In the last legislative session, Oregon joined the national discussion about the student debt crisis. The Legislature passed a bill to have the Higher Education Coordinating Commission look into "Pay It Forward, Pay It Back," which would have Oregon's students attending college with no immediate cost, but paying for their education by remitting 3% of their salary to the state for the next 20 years.
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Solution-driven unionism may have been the overarching theme of the 2013 joint conference of the AFT Healthcare and AFT Public Employees divisions, but the importance of community engagement was the biggest takeaway message for the 450 AFT members and guests who gathered in Baltimore, April 25-27. Read more.
The National Day of Action to Reclaim the Promise of Public Education brought together thousands of educators, parents, students and community members who attended more than 100 events around the country, despite challenging weather conditions in many locations.
Nurses and technicians at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London, Conn., came prepared to return to work on Nov. 30, as their four-day strike came to an end. However, they were met with locked doors and threats of arrest if found on hospital property.