ATF Fall Membership Meeting Focuses on Our Union in the Context of Privatization This year’s ATF Fall membership meeting placed ATF in a larger context of unionism throughout our nation. We know that locally, our unions are under attack. We’ve spent the past seven years under the Martinez administration that has only sought to cripple—
AFT’s Weingarten Responds to DACA Repeal WASHINGTON—American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten released the following statement on President Trump’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that protects more than 800,000 young, undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children: “The young people covered by DACA are woven into our
ATF/APS Contract Ratification Results: 96.5% of employees who voted chose to ratify the 2017-2018 ATF/APS contract. 3.5% voted against ratification. During contract ratification by the Board of Education this evening, ATF President, Ellen Bernstein will share the comments you noted on the online submission form. Click here to view a summary of the contract language changes.
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July 6, 2017
Do You Know Your Weingarten Rights? Background As an employee represented by a union, it’s imperative that you understand one of your fundamental rights. In 1975, the United States Supreme Court in the case of NLRB v. J. Weingarten, Inc. ruled that employees have a right to union representation at investigatory interviews or disciplinary meetings.
June 2, 2017
Your public education activism doesn’t have to stop at retirement! Join the AFT New Mexico chapter of Retirees and kick-start your engagement outside of the classroom! Click here to download the membership form!