American School for the Deaf Federation of Teachers

Making Gains "at Every Step of the Salary Scale"

The recent pattern begun last year of affiliated local unions negotiating contracts with solid pay increases has over the past 90 days continued to be repeated. Our latest collective bargaining report features one such affiliate whose leadership overcame historic inequities to win a ground-breaking new agreement in negotiations with their employer. Members' personal progress will additionally benefit the community they serve as the provisions promise to stabilize the workforce for years to come.

Highlighting Effective Labor-Management Partnerships

Parent engagement, community schools and professional development emerged as targets of opportunity when district and school improvement teams from several states last month gathered to discuss scaling-up effective labor-management collaboration. The setting was the Center for School Improvement (CSI) Leadership Institute, AFT's premier venue for delivering professional development and technical assistance aimed at strengthening collaboration in schools.
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