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.
The AFT along with the American Association of University Professors, filed an amicus curiae brief in the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case before the U.S. Supreme Court. The case threatens to make it harder for working people to join together and speak out together.
In her latest column appearing in the New York Times, AFT President Randi Weingarten discusses the ongoing struggle to free our country from racism.