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Sharing more pathways to student debt relief

As the landscape of student debt shifts, and more and more opportunities allow borrowers to have their debt relieved, the AFT is using every avenue to ensure that the word is out. In affiliate meetings, telephone town halls, media coverage and social media, the union is spreading the news, and at a student debt clinic at AFT headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 31, AFT President Randi Weingarten vowed to reach as many people as possible with information that could save them tens—and sometimes hundreds—of thousands of dollars.

Member Jozii Ruiz's Book Initiative Backed by AFT's 'La Familia'

UHP's Jozii Ruiz, a member of the AFT Latino Issues Task Force, has some news to report from the group's July 2022 meeting in Puerto Rico... and wait until you see what "La Familia" has done to support her reading project to benefit kids recovering from pediatric dentistry procedures!

Polio Fact Sheet From AFT

Please see this important update from AFT's health and safety team: "What AFT Members Need to Know to Protect Themselves From Polio."

Pandemic Pay Update

See this important update from SEBAC (State Employees Bargaining Agent Coalition) about pandemic pay for state employees.

'22 AFT Convention: Defending Our Democracy

For the first time since 2018, delegates from among the 1.7 members of American Federation of Teachers locals throughout the country assembled in person, including delegates from UHP, July 14-17 in Boston.

UHP at the 2022 CT AFL-CIO Convention

We sent 16 delegates to the CT AFL-CIO convention, June 23-24 at Foxwoods, a fitting location, where 2,000 employees are represented by five bargaining units!

See this year's endorsed candidates, plus photos and video highlights.

Shawn Brown, Our New 1st VP

We have a new first vice president for collective bargaining! Shawn Brown took the oath of office Thursday, June 30, succeeding Ivonne Hamm, who retired after six years as first VP.

New Contract FAQ

We have a deal! Here are some frequently asked questions about our next contract.