The AFT, like a number of other unions, had already endorsed President Barack Obama before this meeting.
CHICAGO - Fed up with discrimination, the Chicago Teachers Union filed a complaint Feb. 9 with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission charging the Board of Education's mass teacher layoffs last year unfairly impacted African American teachers.
Graduate assistants and teaching assistants at New York University want their union rights back.
Carmen Morales, RN, a nurse practitioner from Bakersfield, Calif., brought a message to Kevin McCarthy - who happens to be the GOP majority whip.
Teachers, steelworkers, electricians, firefighters and other union members, their families and supporters, rallied here on the Southeast Side to defend teachers and union rights.
The 3.2-million-member National Education Association has endorsed President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign.
Anti-union consultant writes bill that attacks Michigan teachers.
Delegates to the convention of the National Education Association will vote on whether to immediately endorse Democratic President Barack Obama for re-election.
A week of statewide teacher protests in California included the arrest of 26 members of the California Teachers Association.
University employees and students in Chicago and at colleges throughout Illinois are stepping up union campaigns and ready to strike for their collective bargaining rights.