Learn about union issues in California and around the world

California

  • California Labor Federation The state umbrella organization for AFL-CIO-affiliated unions in California.
  • Labor Project for Working Families Download resources, reports and publications on organizing, bargaining, and advocating for family-friendly workplace programs and policies.
  • Voters Inured at Work Serves injured workers and their families by providing a voice for changing workers’ compensation laws and educating the public about problems experienced by injured workers.
  • Young Workers’ Health and Safety A resource network that helps prevent California's young workers from being injured or killed on the job.

National

  • AFL-CIO The umbrella organization for all unions in the United States that are affiliated with the AFL-CIO.
  • American Federation of Teachers The online home of CFT’s national affiliate, the AFT, with 1.4 million members.
  • Coalition of Labor Union Women A national organization affiliated with the AFL-CIO that offers valuable resources for female unionists.
  • The Association for Union Democracy The only national, pro-labor, non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the principles and practices of democratic trade unionism in North America.

International

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Protecting our students
For educators, students, families affected by immigration actions
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Join the movement
Make your voice heard with millions on May 1 Day of Action
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State of the Union
Read President Josh Pechthalt's annual address
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NEW ON CFT.ORG

Convention 2017: Find a quick recap here, in words and pictures
SOTU: The State of Our Union as presented by President Pechthalt
New report: Racial equity for Black males in California
Protecting our students: Resources you need to create sanctuary
Legislative Update: New sponsored bills, budget and audit requests
California Teacher: Read our special reports in the union magazine
Fair accreditation: City College of San Francisco accredited again!

  CALENDAR  

April 27 -
30
AFT Paraprofessional
and School-Related
Personnel Conference
May 5 Division Councils
May 6 State Council
May 19-
21
California Democrats
State Convention