MPEC’s Committee on Political Education (COPE) has refined its candidate endorsement process and is proud to announce the endorsement of former Executive Board Secretary, Bill Marker, for State Delegate in District 40. Bill is one of the charter members of MPEC and has 20 years of service as a State of Maryland employee. He also brings many years of service to his community.
Solution-driven unionism may have been the overarching theme of the 2013 joint conference of the AFT Healthcare and AFT Public Employees divisions, but the importance of community engagement was the biggest takeaway message for the 450 AFT members and guests who gathered in Baltimore, April 25-27. Read more.
AFT President Randi Weingarten appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" television show to make the case for teachers' due process rights, to correct widely held misconceptions about the teaching workforce, and to clarify that problems tied to evaluation are often mislabeled as due process issues.
AFT President Randi Weingarten kicked off the AFT national convention in Los Angeles by outlining a bold plan to both fight back and fight forward to reclaim the promise of America and create economic and educational opportunity for all.