Judge issues injunction. Stops SRC imposing healthcare

Common Pleas Judge Nina Wright Padilla ruled in favor of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, granting the union a temporary injunction to stop the school district from imposing new healthcare plans on PFT members unilaterally. 


SATURDAY! Canvass S. Philly with Randi Weingarten

PHILADELPHIA - On Saturday, Oct. 25, join AFT President Randi Weingarten, AFTPA President Ted Kirsch and PFT3 President Jerry Jordan as they get out the vote during labor canvassing in South Philadelphia, or participating in Get Out The Vote canvassing in communities across Pennsylvania. Find out where and how...


AFT Pennsylvania endorses Tom Wolf for Governor

One day after the Primary Election, AFT Pennsylvania endorsed Tom Wolf for Governor. The vote by AFT Pennsylvania’s Executive Council was unanimous. AFT Pennsylvania members coalesced around Wolf, a York native, a businessman and former Secretary of Revenue under Gov. Ed Rendell. 


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AFTPA joins Campaign for Fair Education Funding

AFT Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia & Pittsburgh Federations are members of the governing body of the Campaign for Fair Education Funding, which kicked off efforts in the Capitol Rotunda on Monday, Oct. 6, to ensure every student has access to a quality education.