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News from AFT Massachusetts and President Beth Kontos

Communicator November 2023

A Message from Beth Kontos; 2024 Distinguished Service Awards Program; Scholarships for AFT Families; Student Debt Clinics for AFT Members; Retirement Workshop for AFT Members; the Labor Guild's Workshop Series; and Upcoming Events!
 

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Monthly Communicator

A Message from Beth Kontos; Dozens Testify in Support of Thrive Act—Take Action Today; AFTVoices: Amesbury Professionals Participating in High-Quality Professional Development Thanks to New Contract, Support from AFT; Massachusetts Labor Movement Backs Intellectual Freedom in Our Libraries; Advocating for a World Class Public Higher Education System; 2024 AFT Massachusetts Labor History Scholarship Program; Student Debt Clinics for AFT Members; Retirement Workshop for AFT Members; Long-Term Care Discount Program; and Upcoming Events!

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September Communicator

A Message from Beth Kontos; Thrive Act Legislative Hearing to Be Held on October 4 at State House; AFT Leaders Testify in Support of School Building Reforms; AFT Massachusetts Organizing with Higher Education For All Campaign; North Reading Paraprofessionals Rally for Living Wage, Speak Out on Town Common; Weingarten launches new campaign: Real Solutions for Kids and Communities; Student Debt Clinics for AFT Members; Retirement Workshop for AFT Members; and Upcoming Events.

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Communicator August 2023

A Message from Beth Kontos; AFT Massachusetts Praises Education Spending in Final Conference Budget; Student Debt Clinics for AFT Members; Retirement Planning Workshop for AFT Members; Upcoming Events.

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Monthly Communicator

A Message from Beth Kontos; Student Debt Clinics for AFT Members; Retirement Planning Workshop; and Upcoming Events

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Communicator June 2023

A Message from President Beth Kontos; AFT Amesbury Reaches Historic Settlement For All Bargaining Units; AFT President Visits Salem and Lynn High Schools to Highlight Career and Technical Education Success Stories; UMass Dartmouth Grad Student Employees Vote Overwhelmingly to Form Union; AFT Massachusetts Responds to Supreme Court's Affirmative Action Decision; AFT Massachusetts Responds to Supreme Court's Student Loan Decision; NEW AFT MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT: Home Insurance Discount and Retirement Planning Workshop for AFT Members!

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Monthly Communicator May 2023

A Message from Beth Kontos; 2023 Convention Recap - Moving Forward Together; Essex Tech Teachers Secure New Contract; New Collective Bargaining Agreement in New Bedford; Holliston Educators Vote "No Confidence" in Superintendent; #AFT Voices Member Spotlight Series; Massachusetts Retirees United; NEW AFT MEMBERSHIP BENEFIT: Home Insurance Discount and Retirement Planning Workshop for AFT Members!

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Communicator March 2023

News from President Beth Kontos; 2023 AFT Massachusetts Convention: Moving Forward Together; AFT Massachusetts Praises Education Spending in Governor Healey’s Budget, But Issues Warning About Tax Cuts’ Impact on Future Budgets; #AFTVoices: Fighting for Justice by Living the Example - A Conversation with Joel Richards;#AFTVoices: Jim Lucia Highlights Roll of MRU in Advocating for Retirees; Retirement Planning Workshop for AFT Members and Proposed Legislation in Support of a Dignified Retirement.

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A Message from President Beth Kontos; #AFTVoices: Rosalinda Midence, School Counselor at Madison Vocational Technical Park High School; #AFTVoices: Kathy Peluso, Para Educator at Chelmsford High School; 2023 Paraprofessionals and School Related Personnel Conference; AFT Massachusetts is hosting a retirement planning workshop and all members are welcome; and 2023 Awards Dinner and Annual Convention. MORE
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A Message from President Beth Kontos; Get Ready for a Big Push on Major Education Bill; AFT Massachusetts Joins New Higher Ed for All Campaign; UMass Faculty Federation Celebrates Educators During Annual Award Ceremony; #AFTVoices Member Spotlight Series; Solidarity with the members of the Woburn Teachers Association; Climate Justice Corner; Retirement Planning Workshop for AFT Members; 2023 Awards Dinner and Annual Convention! MORE