Labor

WHEREAS,the American Federation of School Administrators has, during the past several years, developed action partnerships with other prominent national organizations representing school leaders, including the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP), to represent a united front when speaking in front of Congress, and

WHEREAS, when working people have a seat at the table, we have a voice in the agenda; and

WHEREAS, over the past four years, the AFL-CIO, along with the AFL-CIO state federations and affiliated unions, have focused on recruiting labor candidates and winning elections across the country;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that AFSA encourages more of our members to run for public office by creating state-level programs to train and support labor candidates.

All workers, union and non-union, public and private, have their workplace rights up for grabs, AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre says.

Sometime this month, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide if workers still have a right to a voice in the workplace, he told the American Constitution Society, a coalition of progressive attorneys and jurists, including pro-worker labor lawyers. Gebre did not differentiate between classes or types of workers.

The way Gebre and many union leaders see it, the answer to that question will be no.