Apr-May 2012
Volume 65, Number 4

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In this issue…

UP FRONT

State of the Union: Merged measure calls for the largest single tax increase on the rich in California history

ALL-UNION NEWS

Members take decisive action to pass initiative

Political organizers call for defeat of corporate power grab

Primary election to determine candidate choice in November

CFT says Yes to Propositions 28 and 29

Lobby Day: Members bring local reality to legislators in Sacramento

FEATURES

Pajaro Valley community succeeds in banning carcinogenic methyl iodide

CONVENTION 2012

  • Educators and San Jose workers join One-Mile March for Fairness
  • Delegates debate and pass resolutions
  • Velma Butler honored with CFT Women in Education Award
  • Paul Fong and Tom Ammiano named Legislators of the Year
  • Hittelman attains CFT’s highest honor: The Ben Rust Award

AROUND CFT

  • Consider attending the first CFT Union Summer School in August
  • Raoul Teilhet Scholarships: high school senior recipients 2012

PRE-K AND K-12

Arizona outlaws core Mexican-American Studies program

CLASSIFIED

Lawndale organizes workers in afterschool program 

COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Labor leads opposition to two-tier fee plan at Santa Monica

UNIVERSITY

Classics lecturer maintains classic ideas about unions 

LOCAL WIRE

Success beyond the classroom…
Signed, sealed, delivered…
Coast on the move…

RANK & FILES

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