State holds first of two public hearing on proposed cuts in the FY 2016 budget. Social services up next on Oct. 28.
American Federation of Teachers
The Vermont chapter of the American Federation of Teachers has published a list of candidate endorsements, covering statewide offices as well as state House and Senate seats. Delegates finalized their slate of preferred politicians at a biennial convention Saturday, where health care played a prominent role with unanimous adoption of a resolution supporting universal health […]
A group of home-based child care providers who serve families receiving government child care subsidies this week moved one step closer to unionizing, the American Federation of Teachers announced Friday. A majority of the providers asked the state’s Labor Relations Board to begin the process of certifying the union, according to the AFT. For that […]
In a petition posted online late Tuesday afternoon, Vermont Early Educators United AFT, representing child-care workers and small business owners, urged Sen. Bill Doyle to reconsider his unexpected vote last week, which effectively killed unionization legislation. The open letter to Doyle, a Washington County Republican, reads: “We trusted you to do the right thing for […]