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From the CFT President

Up Front

Current Topics

coronavirus
Elections 2022
PT campaign
racial justice
staff shortage
student debt
Wealth Tax

Civil Rights

Black Lives Matter
DACA
comparable worth
gender equity
immigration
international
LGBTQ+
racial justice
safe havens

Climate Justice

environment
pesticide use
Prop 39
wildfires

Collective Bargaining

private sector
representational elections
strikes

Education Funding

ESSA
free college
LCFF-LCAP
SCFF
state budget
student debt

Education Issues

 

ALL-UNION

adult education
affordability crisis
career-technical education
charter schools
distance learning
educational technology
English learners
part-time employment
pay equity
privatization
Prop 58
restorative justice
staff shortage
student debt

PreK-12 SCHOOLS

Common Core Standards
community schools
ESSA
early childhood education
high-stakes testing
school nurses
​student assessment
​student nutrition
SPI
special education
teacher evaluation
Teachers of the Year
transitional kindergarten
Vergara
vouchers

CLASSIFIED

career ladders
Classified Conference
Classified Summer Assistance Program
Classified Teacher Credentialing Program
Classified School Employees Week 
EpiPens
instructional aides
noon dutys
personnel commissions
temp abuse

COMMUNITY COLLEGES

ACCJC
academic freedom
accreditation
Calbright
Campus Equity Week
Cervisi
MOOCs
PT campaign
paid office hours
part-time faculty
pay parity
reemployment rights
shared governance
tuition

UNIVERSITY

lecturers
librarians
student evaluation of faculty

Elections

COPE
endorsements
members elected
Elections 2022
Elections 2021
Elections 2020
Elections 2018
Elections 2016
Elections 2014
Elections 2013
Elections 2012

Healthcare Reform

Affordable Care Act
Medicare
single payer

Labor History

CFT 100

Legislative Action

Lobby Days
state budget

Organizing

​Building Power
community building
Leadership Conference
new employee orientation
representational elections

Retirement Security

CalPERS
CalSTRS
defined benefit
divestment
PEPRA
retiree chapters
Social Security
WEP/GPO

Safe Workplaces

coronavirus
door locks
gun control

Standing Together

Janus
labor solidarity
Prop 32
union fair share

Tax Fairness

Millionaires Tax
Prop 13
Prop 15
Prop 30
Prop 55
split roll
Wealth Tax

Union Governance

AFT
CFT elections
CFT Convention 
State Council
resolutions

Workplace Rights

Cervisi
family leave
maternity leave
unemployment benefits

Awards, Communications, Member Benefits & More

awards
In Memoriam
labor art
member benefits
obituaries
scholarships
social media
union communications