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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.
  • 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
  • Coalition of Labor Union Women A national organization affiliated with the AFL-CIO that offers valuable resources for female unionists.
  • Jobs for Justice Fighting corporate attacks on working people and standing up for our rights as working people to a decent standard of living and to organize and bargain collectively.

International

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State of the Union
President Pechthalt speaks to the coming challenges
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Local unions shine
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Tony Thurmond
Roundtable on Closing the Achievement Gap
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NEW ON CFT.ORG

Endorsements: For the Statewide Primary Election on June 5
State Council: Plan to attend May 5 at El Camino College 
California Teacher, Special Report:  CFT Convention 2018
California Teacher: Gun control, Thurmond Q&A, College for All
CFT's response: To the proposal for an online-only community college
Membership applications: Online ordering now available for locals