The second-largest national teachers' union has 1.75 million members as of May. But in the wake of an adverse Supreme Court decision, the union is also projecting an 8 percent membership drop.
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July 17, 2018
July 16, 2018
Union leaders said there is potential labor unrest bubbling up in several areas of the country, most significantly in Los Angeles.
July 16, 2018
After a contentious 2016 primary endorsement process, rank-and-file union members want to make sure their values will be reflected in 2020.
July 15, 2018
At the American Federation of Teachers' convention, Sanders condemned many of the president's actions and praised recent activism among workers, including the teacher strikes and protests.
July 14, 2018
Warren spoke to educators at the American Federation of Teachers' convention in Pittsburgh, saying that they're in a time of crisis.
July 13, 2018
Clinton, who was at the American Federation of Teachers' convention to accept the union's Women's Rights Award, urged educators to vote and stay civically engaged.
July 12, 2018
The American Federation of Teachers' biennial convention this weekend is happening in the wake of a Supreme Court blow.
July 09, 2018
During the National Education Association's annual representative assembly in Minneapolis, delegates voted to support labor actions and to establish a fund to support teacher strikes.
July 04, 2018
Delegates of the National Education Association voted against opening NEA membership to community allies, or people "interested in advancing the cause of public education."
July 03, 2018
"This lawsuit will enable teachers like me to recover the agency fees that we were wrongly forced to pay against our will," said one of the plaintiffs.