Correctional Officers - Take KOSE's Workplace Safety Survey!

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. 

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TCF Overtime Proposal and Survey

TCF Officers,

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. 

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Weingarten lays out bold call to move country forward

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.

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'Harris' decision makes things worse for working families

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.

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KOSE April Newsletter

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.
 
During the week long program participants received morning training sessions on how to engage, organize, and activate workers.  Then, in the afternoons and evenings, they developed those skills as they traveled across south-central Kansas conducting worksite visits, knocking on doors and making calls to talk to KOSE members.  You may have seen or heard from them yourself.
 
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