PA AFL-CIO Resolution Supports Union Rights at Perelman

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO today passed a resolution supporting the teachers at Perelman Jewish Day School in Philadelphia, calling on the school’s board to negotiate in good faith with the union that has represented the teachers for nearly four decades.


TAKE ACTION: Payroll Deduction/Paycheck Deception

Urge your State Senator and Representative to VOTE NO on HB 1507/SB 1034, which would outlaw payroll deductions for union dues, voluntary political contributions and fair-share fees for school and state employees and effectively silence our voices in the workplace and on public policies that affect our students, families and jobs.

Why young teachers want good, traditional pensions

The conventional wisdom that young workers don’t care about pensions was turned on its ear by the Great Recession. A Towers Watson survey found that people under 40 are working for and staying with employers that provide defined benefit (DB) pensions. Find out why retirement security matters to younger employees, too. 


Tell your PA Senator: No on SB 1085 Charter Reform

The Senate is taking up a far-reaching charter reform bill that includes provisions that would undermine the financial stability of our school districts. Contact your PA senator NOW. Make your views known on charter law reform.


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