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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Convention promises action
Delegates will help forge union's path forward
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Mass protests
First person: Why the Women's March motivated and inspired
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NEW ON CFT.ORG

Convention 2017: Delegate credentials, schedule, march info
Protecting our students: Resources you need to create sanctuary
Bilingual teacher shortage: Take the survey by March 31 to guide policy
Legislative Update: New sponsored bills, budget and audit requests
California Teacher: Read timely special reports in the union magazine
State Budget: What the governor proposes for education in 2018
Fair accreditation: City College of San Francisco accredited again!

  CALENDAR  

Mar 30

Executive Council

Mar 31 -
Apr 2
Convention
April 27 -
30
AFT Paraprofessional
and School-Related
Personnel Conference