On the map below, click on the orange states to see how AFT affiliates are making a difference by fighting back against attacks on workers and the middle class and presenting their own solutions for how to work cooperatively to move the economy forward.
From threatened layoffs of more than 10,000 school employees in New York to efforts to pass right-to-work legislation in Michigan, and calls for rollbacks of even the most basic elements of workplace fairness and professional voice in Florida and Illinois, AFT members and affiliates are fending off devastating blows from elected officials and from well-funded, well-coordinated fringe organizations.
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What's at Stake
Efforts by GOP lawmakers to curtail private-union powers faltering, South Bend Tribune
Unions Make the Middle Class, Center for American Progress Action Fund