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 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.


Weingarten and Pechthalt discuss 'Vergara' decision

In a message to members following the June 10 court decision inVergara v. California, AFT President Randi Weingarten and California Federation of Teachers President Joshua Pechthalt discuss the ramifications of the ruling and what the AFT is doing to fight back. They also are urging AFT members to sign a thank you card to California teachers to let them know you honor their commitment and courage.