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. addresses the AFT and collective bargaining intensive this morning.
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kyra Feb 17
despite having our hearts ripped out of our chests. Despite losing our friends and coaches. Despite living through a nightmare. As students of Douglas, we are the voice of this generation. And I’ll be damned if anyone thinks they can silence us.
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AFT 18h
Solidarity with these incredible students. Our country must value their lives over guns.
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AFT Feb 19
In “Helping Children Thrive,” members named as a top priority: . We’re proud to share the “Educator Needs Survey” to investigate your training needs in this space: .
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AFT Feb 18
This is what the fight against exploitation looks like: A teaching assistant tells how student debt is derailing her life, and speaks out to help others fight
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AFT Feb 18
Replying to @rweingarten
We know how to win this fight. Community and member engagement will help us win. -
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AFT Feb 18
Replying to @rweingarten
But the Koch brothers don't want unions to be able to advocate for workers at the ballot box or the bargaining table. -
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AFT Feb 18
Replying to @rweingarten
Millennials love unions. They know that we're stronger together. -
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AFT Feb 18
Replying to @rweingarten
The Koch Brothers said they're going to use their tax cuts to break teachers unions. But we know how to fight it. The public is more on our side than they've ever been. -
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AFT Feb 18
Replying to @rweingarten
2 days before the case is heard, we're having a Working People's Day of Action. - Find a rally near you:
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AFT Feb 18
Replying to @rweingarten
If the Janus case is decided on the merits, we will win. This is a which side are you on moment. This is a case against working people. -
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AFT Feb 18
People get that ran as a populist but ran as an elitist. We have a job to do to continue to expose the hypocrisy. -
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AFT Feb 18
Replying to @rweingarten
Public sector labor density is at 30%. That's why the Koch Brothers and other corporate CEO's are spending money on a case against public sector unions. -
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AFT Feb 18
Replying to @rweingarten
The system was rigged during the Gilded Age. And unions helped . Now Ayn Rand acolytes have pushed policies to brought us back to the era of the Robber Barons. -
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AFT Feb 18
Replying to @rweingarten
When union density was high, the middle class did well. Unions became a gateway to the middle class, especially for people of color. -
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AFT Feb 18
Replying to @rweingarten
Showing up is how we engage with people. We've got to have conversations with our members and our communities. -
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AFT Feb 18
Replying to @AFTunion
We have to work on a unified way. We care, we fight, and we show up.
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AFT Feb 18
Replying to @rweingarten
They're using the same argument in that they used in Douglas County. What our members in Douglas County have done gives me courage. -
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AFT Feb 18
Replying to @rweingarten
What they're proposing in is like a Trump/DeVos plan. They want to close schools and give money to charters and vouchers. -
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AFT Feb 18
Replying to @rweingarten
Douglas County, CO is a huge success story. It's a local union who fought back against corporate backed reforms that undermined public education. -
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