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16ΓÇô17 calendar thumbnail Pocket Calendar
As the smallest CFT publication, the popular CFT Pocket Calendar not only contains a capsule guide to the union, it serves as the handy academic-year planner for thousands of union members.
CFT FactSheet thumb Fact Sheet, Issue Papers, Position Papers and White Paper
Need the facts fast? They can be found in the one-page CFT Fact Sheet that contains short bios of the CFT elected leaders and a brief overview of the union. You can also download Issue Papers on certain professional issues.
CFT SOTU 2012-cover-sm State of the Union report
Read about the union's work in the illustrated State of the Union annual report.

CFT: Dignity, Respect, Security
The basic "CFT 101" pamphlet.  It provides an overview of the CFT's structure, values, and functions.  Perfect for new members, or for anyone who wants to know how the union governs itself, and how to become part of the union's many activities.

KnowYourRights cover-sm Know Your Rights: A guide to workplace laws for classified employees
This comprehensive analysis of the California Education Code as it relates to classified employees and paraprofessionals covers topics such as hours of employment, vacation and leaves, refusal to perform unsafe work and collective bargaining rights, plus the federal Family and Medical Leave Act.
cover workmoneypower Work, Money and Power: Unions in the 21st Century  
This 24 page pamphlet is the best single short overview of unions, their history, and place in American society today. Newly revised, in its third printing in 2013, the award winning Work, Money and Power is also available in classroom sets for a dollar per copy from the UC Berkeley Labor Center. Call 510.643.7089.

Seventy Years: A History of the California Federation of Teachers, 1919-1989
This overview history of the statewide federation also features more than 40 local histories.  What do the lessons of CFT's past hold for the present?  Why is the CFT a state federation, and affiliated with the AFL-CIO?  Who were some of the most famous members and leaders of the CFT (example: Robert Oppenheimer). (128 pp, $5)