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September 9, 2020

In Labor Day remarks, Cuomo supports unions bosses, not workers

By Suzanne Bates In his Labor Day remarks on Monday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo claimed that he has protected ...

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September 4, 2020

Have Unions Left Labor Behind?

By Suzanne Bates The labor movement can take credit for the creation of Labor Day, but now, 126 years after Labor ...

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August 19, 2020

Union Leaders Back Joe at DNC

By Suzanne Bates Top union leaders attacked President Donald Trump and expressed their support for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden ...

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August 14, 2020

Inside Look: Kamala and Slashed Pensions

By Suzanne Bates Presidential candidate Joe Biden’s new running mate Kamala Harris has shown a willingness to choose cozy ...

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August 10, 2020

Back-to-school in the time of COVID: Who’s supporting the support staff?

It’s politics over people.


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July 31, 2020

Teachers are crisis responders, so trust them

The last few months have been hard for all of us—but especially for our kids. It’s rough when ...

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July 30, 2020

Member Spotlight: Linda Misja

Linda Misja has been teaching for over 41 years. She holds four university degrees and six Pennsylvania teaching certifications, having taught ...

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June 26, 2020

Why 4 Teachers Fought Pennsylvania’s Largest Teachers’ Union to the End

By David Osborne, CEO, Americans for Fair Treatment Full disclosure; I used to work at the Fairness Center and provided ...

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June 11, 2020

Member Spotlight: Rob Brough

Rob Brough, AFFT member from Ellwood City who teaches 7th grade Reading and Senior High History.

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