American Federation of Teachers

North Country News
9:45 am
Sun March 17, 2013

Union Says Vermont Senate Leader Should Keep Promise

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC

A union hoping to organize home child care providers in Vermont says the leader of the state Senate is going back on his word by not pushing for a Senate vote on the unionization effort.

Senate President Pro Tem John Campbell says he never promised a broad range of bills would come up for a vote over the objections of committees that studied them.

Campbell said he would allow that to happen with a bill allowing terminally ill patients to take their own lives — and that floor debate happened.

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Hudson Valley News
12:40 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

Randi Weingarten - American Federation of Teachers

Teachers have a new resource to help them in the classroom. It’s called share my lesson, a new online resource bank, where teachers can collaborate and share teaching resources. Randi Weingarten, the president of the American Federation of Teachers, announced the new program today in Rockland County.