Many government employees already live paycheck to paycheck, without their government salary, it’s getting hard to feed their families.
This shutdown has plunged thousands of Americans, including many AFT members, into economic uncertainty and put critical services at risk. It’s time to end this pain being inflicted on American families.
To commemorate the 25th anniversary and rerelease of “Schindler’s List,” Steven Spielberg joined AFT President Randi Weingarten to discuss the legacy of the movie, its impact on Holocaust education and how to teach kids to understand and respond to hatred in our communities.
A class-action suit filed in federal court sets out serious allegations that student loan servicer Navient has misled borrowers in public service professions from accessing a loan forgiveness program to boost its own profits. The landmark complaint, which seeks millions in damages and class-wide injunctive relief, details a spate of systematic misrepresentations, untruths and misdirection pedaled by Navient to stop borrowers from enrolling in Public Service Loan Forgiveness, a 10-year payoff plan administered by rival servicer FedLoan.
“A Decade of Neglect: Public Education Funding in the Aftermath of the Great Recession” details for the first time the devastating impact on schools, classrooms and students when states choose to pursue an austerity agenda in the false belief that tax cuts will pay for themselves. The comprehensive report offers a deep dive into the long-term austerity agendas and historic disinvestment that sparked the wave of nationwide walkouts this spring.
NHFT Election Results 2015
David Cicarella - President
Tom Burns - Vice President
Secretary -Pat Delucia
Treasurer - Mike Pantaleo
*The following listed above were not on the election ballot because all 4 ran unopposed.
Vice President for High School
VP Middle school
Ex Bd High School
Joe Steele - J. Peter Wilson - Steve Mikolike
Ex Bd Pre K-8
Results of NHFT 2014-2017 Contract Ratification Vote
775 - YES
79 - NO
3 - UNMARKED BALLOTS
Hurricane Sandy did major damage to Connecticut. AFT Connecticut has information on resources to help you in the aftermath.