Author: Randi Weingarten, AFT President

President Biden Has Our Back

Washington, DC — “President Biden may have been speaking from the U.S. Capitol tonight, but he could have been sitting at any of our kitchen tables, because he spoke from the

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The Fight for the Children of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois – “More than 20 years ago, in 1995, educators in Chicago were stripped of their right to bargain, and with that, they lost their voice to influence their

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Stronger Gun Safety Laws Needed

WASHINGTON, DC — “We are at a tipping point in America. In a country that has represented tolerance and hope for so many, the 250 shootings this year – on top of

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Unions – a Route to the American Dream

A growing and enduring middle class, great public schools, a living wage, affordable healthcare and college, a decent retirement, a voice at work and in our democracy, communities that are

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