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.
  • 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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Protecting our students
For educators, students, families affected by immigration actions
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Continuing college students
Applications for Teilhet scholarships due July 1
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New era for ELLs
Topnotch toolkit from our English Language Learners Committee
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NEW ON CFT.ORG

Classified Insider: Driver builds membership one stop at a time
Legislative Update: Charter schools, teacher probation, more
English Learners Toolkit: The resources educators need
California Teacher: Read our special reports in the union magazine
New report: Racial equity for Black males in California
Protecting our students: Resources you need to create sanctuary
Fair accreditation: City College of San Francisco accredited again!

  CALENDAR  

Jun 26-29 Union Summer School
Jul 1 Deadline for continuing college students to apply for CFT Scholarships
Jul
20-22

AFT TEACH Conference