There have long been rumors about the high-level of American Federation of Teachers' involvement in the contentious District of Columbia teacher-contract negotiations. Now the union's cards are out on the table: This weekend, the Washington Teachers' Union passed a motion to officially partner with the AFT in developing contract proposals.
Monday, December 08, 2008
ATF officially getting involved in the WTU/DCPS negotiations
Its official: the Washington Teachers' Union has voted to have its parent organization, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), to partner with them in negotiating with DCPS over their new contract.