Unions and the community are 'a natural coalition'

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.

2013 WSP Annual Convention is 12:00 PM Saturday, March 16 at AFT-WI

Meet other WSP members, share information and discuss important issues.

  • Constitutional amendments
  • Organizing for the future
  • By-Laws
  • Elect Officers

All members can attend, but only delegates can vote.  Secure your delegate status by emailing our WSP Membership Secretary at d0nal3a@gmail.com or membership@wspunion.org before March 10th.  Please indicate your distirct and if you will have travel expenses.  Click here to view District Map.


2013 WSP Convention Information



Weingarten takes on critics of due process

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.


Weingarten lays out bold call to move country forward

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.


'Harris' decision makes things worse for working families

While the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the importance of collective bargaining and unions to families and communities in its ruling in Harris v. Quinn, let's be clear that working people, who have aspired to the middle class and tried to make a better life for their families, have taken it on the chin for years, AFT President Randi Weingarten says.