Pregnancy is a medical condition that requires women to take time off either to deal with the pregnancy itself and potential complications, to recover from child birthing, or bond with a child, which often requires far more than a just the few weeks that many female adjuncts may have in accumulated sick leave. It is not an illness, like a cold, nor a disability like throwing out your back. It is a temporary disability specific to women and needs to be treated as such.
1. Measles is highly contagious and deadly.
Before a vaccine was introduced in 1963, there were 4 million measles cases in the United States each year, resulting in 48,000 hospitalizations and 500 deaths. Measles was also a leading killer of children globally.
Convention delegates celebrate the CFT’s 100th Anniversary
Gala, special guests, videos and exhibits showcase an extraordinary history
Hundreds of delegates to the CFT Convention celebrated the 100th Anniversary of their union at a hotel of nearly the same age, the historic Millennium Biltmore in downtown Los Angeles.
During general sessions, delegates watched a series of videos chronicling the CFT’s history of activism. Outside the ballroom doors, they could view a wide range of exhibits in the CFT Hall of History.
Get your #CFT100 commemorative items emblazoned with the classic slogan “Union Strong” while supplies last. You will also find the CFT classics reimagined – Rosie the Riveter, Students are My Special Interest, Fighting for California’s Future, Activate Labor for Justice, and Organize Resist!
Here’s a sampling of items in our online 100th Anniversary Store.
Our new website is up and running! Whether you are seeking quick information, or spending some time perusing, we were determined to make your search easier. After surveying members and leaders, we worked with web strategists and content specialists to build a modern, clean website with improved functionality.