Member Thoughts

A Volunteer Union

From Jordan Sellers – Instructor, English. As an educator and a parent, I get it. You have no free time. Neither do I. So why am I pausing to write this amid lesson planning for tomorrow, returning student emails, and the myriad of other duties that need my attention? Because I care about you and […]

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Know Your Contract

Contract Breakdown

Watch as our Lead Negotiator, Kay Emmert, walks through the highlights of the new contract (here referred to as a Tentative Agreement, as this video was made before ratification) and what happened in the room to get us here.

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News and Events

Stewards Coffee Hours

Join your stewards at the Espresso Royale at Grainger Library this semester for coffee, tea, and snacks on us! This is a great chance to talk to your stewards about work, life, and your union. Coffee hours will rotate next semester to different places around campus–check out our Google Calendar to stay up to date […]

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Solidarity

Statement of Solidarity with the Decatur Federation of Teaching Assistants

We, the Non-Tenure Faculty Coalition #6546 AFT/IFT/AAUP, express our full solidarity with the Decatur Federation of Teaching Assistants (DFTA) #4324 AFT/IFT/AFL-CIO in their fight for a fair contract with the Decatur School Board. We call on the Decatur School Board to negotiate in good faith a fair contract with the members of DFTA.  Since April […]

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