American Federation of Teachers New Mexico and the Albuquerque Teachers Federation React to Second Round of Proposed Changes to Science Standards Secretary-Designate Claims Changes Reflect Public Input; Won’t Disclose Authors Albuquerque – American Federation of Teachers New Mexico President Stephanie Ly and Albuquerque Teachers Federation President Ellen Bernstein released the following statements: “Secretary-Designate Christopher
Fed Reps Pass Resolutions Against White Supremacy & for Full Funding of the Census On October 3rd, Fed Reps voted in favor of two resolutions: one condemning white supremacy in all of its forms, and the other to fully fund the 2020 Census. The first motion declares that the Albuquerque Teachers Federation “will partner with and
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—
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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!