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



Apply now for the Prize for Solution-Driven Unionism

The AFT, in partnership with the Albert Shanker Institute and the AFT Innovation Fund, is accepting applications for the second annual $25,000 Prize for Solution-Driven Unionism, which honors the most innovative, inspiring examples of collaborative work by our state and local affiliates.


Reclaiming the Promise push focuses on public services

The AFT launched its national campaign to reclaim the promise of high-quality public services during a visit to Kansas, which, like too many other states, has slashed taxes for corporations and the wealthy while cutting and privatizing public services.


A hand up is not a handout

In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten urges lawmakers to strengthen the rungs on America's ladder of opportunity.