Stop PA attack on workers

We need your help to stop the lastest assault on working families in Pennsylvania. Don't let legislators silence our voices or make it harder to negotiate fair and equitable contracts. 

AFTPA endorses Katie McGinty for Senate

AFT Pennsylvania endorsed Democrat Katie McGinty unanimously for U.S. Senate in the April Primary Election. McGinty pledge to support public education, affordable colleges and universities and Pennsylvania's working families. 

March deadline for AFT Scholarship applications

Union-sponsored scholarships for college and post-secondary education are one of the many benefits of union membership. The deadline for the AFT scholarship program is March 31. Don't miss out on thousands of dollars to defray education costs!

When a school boiler explodes, PFT3 members spring into action

When an aging boiler exploded at a Philadelphia school this week, Philadelphia Federation of Teachers members sprang into action to evacuate 500 youngsters from the school -- keeping everyone calm and safe, and PFT Local 3 President Jerry T. Jordan today made sure the community recognized their high level of preparedness and quick response.


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What Friedrichs v. CTA means to you

In an economy that already favors corporate CEOs and the rich, a Supreme Court case called Friedrichs v. CTA threatens to make it even worse. A group called the Center for Individual Rights – which the American Prospect recently revealed has been funded by the Koch Brothers, other right-wing one percenters, and even white supremacists – is trying to make it harder for public service workers like school and public employees to band together at work. The US Supreme Court hears arguments in the case on Monday, Jan. 11.