On March 8th dozens of members of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) from around the country arrived in Wichita. Attendees from as far away as Alaska and Connecticut came to help strengthen and energize KOSE and its members through a training and mobilization program AFT conducts annually.More
You work in Kansas correctional facilities every day, and are the best source for what is happening in your workplace. Accordingly, KOSE wants to know YOUR safety concerns. KOSE has created a safety survey that can be found HERE. Please help us make the case for safer work environments by completing the survey.
Earlier this week, a group of your fellow officers from all shifts met with KOSE representatives to discuss the overtime policy at TCF and what needed to be changed. TCF KOSE members gathered comments from the officer emails we received and brought them to the meetings for discussion. We are doing our best to accommodate a wide variety of member perspectives as we proceed.
AFT President Randi Weingarten appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" television show to make the case for teachers' due process rights, to correct widely held misconceptions about the teaching workforce, and to clarify that problems tied to evaluation are often mislabeled as due process issues.
AFT President Randi Weingarten kicked off the AFT national convention in Los Angeles by outlining a bold plan to both fight back and fight forward to reclaim the promise of America and create economic and educational opportunity for all.
While the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the importance of collective bargaining and unions to families and communities in its ruling in Harris v. Quinn, let's be clear that working people, who have aspired to the middle class and tried to make a better life for their families, have taken it on the chin for years, AFT President Randi Weingarten says.
The Kansas Organization of State Employees (KOSE) today expressed extreme concern for the safety of state correctional officers in the wake of erupting violence at a state run prison where, over the past several days, ten officers have been injured in inmate attacks.