TPS to Vote on Outsourcing Transportation Management

A Missouri-based transportation management vendor, TransPar Group, boasts their company slogan “Cut a Bus, Save a Teacher.”

President Ed McIntosh fights back to protect essential school district jobs, argues for more accurate slogan, “Cut a Bus, Cut a Bus Driver"



A hand up is not a handout

In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten urges lawmakers to strengthen the rungs on America's ladder of opportunity.


Exciting Leadership Training Opportunity!

Want to learn how to build a more powerful local union and become a more effective union activist? Take advantage of the special AFT Leadership, Education and Development (LEAD) training opportunity in St. Louis on April 5-6. The day-and-a-half-long event includes courses such as Managing with Labor’s Values; Training Worksite Leaders; Union-Management Partnerships; Being the Public Face of Your Union; The Common Core: What, When, Where and How; Engaging Our Members through Activism and Better Communications; and Researching Your Employer’s World and How to Use the Information for Good. For more information contact the AFT’s Union Leadership Institute at 202-879-4497. 

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2014 Member Event Calendar

The 2014 event schedule and calendar is here! For more details or if you have questions about upcoming events, feel free to call us at 918-587-0886.

Can't make it out to general assembly meetings? Email AFT 6049 Oklahoma Organizer Emily Wallace ( to hold a union meeting at your worksite!

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A war on poverty, or on the poor?

In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten writes about what poverty in America looks like today, a half-century after President Lyndon B. Johnson, in conjunction with civil rights, religious and labor leaders, commenced the war on poverty.