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AFT Vermont members may attend for free by emailing info@aftvermont with your name, local and which events you would like to attend.

Current schedule:

Monday, January 21, 2019 – Strategic Thinking for the Legislative Process
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
Knowing the legislative process and the rules of the game will help you build a successful legislative strategy. In this webinar we’ll go over some key points to consider when making your plan to move an issue through the legislature. We will offer a structure for you to build your strategy upon, which will include the


Send a message to CCV President, Joyce Judy, that all faculty deserve RESPECT and a fair contract. Click here to join with hundreds of Vermonters calling for Justice for CCV Faculty.


The Vermont Labor Relations Board is comprised of two labor, two management and two neutral Board Members.

Governor Phil Scott has appointed a VLRB Board member, Karen O'Neill for the NEUTRAL position, that has spent most of their life working for MANAGEMENT.

O'Neill has been a shareholder in Gravel & Shea, a management law firm that boasts:"In both the pubilic and private sectors, we have successfully defeated union organizing drives."

​O'Neill has also been involved with the decision to gut VSEA's healthcare. 

*****URGENT: Call your Senators TODAY*****

Call 802-828-2228
(Monday-Friday between 8


The Saving American Democracy Amendment states that:

  • Corporations are not persons with constitutional rights equal to real people.
  • Corporations are subject to regulation by the people.
  • Corporations may not make campaign contributions or any election expenditures.
  • Congress and states have the power to regulate campaign finances.

Wall Street tanked our economy. We now have record job losses, home foreclosures, and much more. They got bailed out, while we got left out.  That’s why we support the brave people Occupying Wall Street.  This is our time to fight for good family supporting jobs and make Wall Street pay their fair share. Rally with us October 15th in Burlington, Brattleboro, Montpelier, or Rutland.


 The United Professions AFT VT,  VT NEA, Teamsters, VT Workers Center, and VSEA ask you to stand with us to protest the Vermont speaking appearance of Reince Preibus,  the widely recognized architect of the assault on workers in Wisconsin.  We are disappointed by the invitation to him and we intend to send a strong message that we will not sit idle, as he spreads his anti-worker, anti-middle class, anti-equality ideology to Vermont. We will be meeting  Wednesday, April 13th at Church & Pearl St at 5:15 PM, departing at 5:30 PM, marching down Pearl Street to the Hilton Hotel on Battery Street.


United Professions joined with the Vermont Workers' Center and several other organizations for the first day of the Vermont legislature to advocate for Healthcare as a Human Right. Mari Cordes, President of the Vermont Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals was the MC for the event.

United Professions AFT VT Members at May 1st Healthcare is a Human Right Rally
United Professions AFT VT was the largest contingent at the May 1st Healthcare is a Human Right march and rally. Thousands of Vermonters  converged on the statehouse on May 1st in a demonstration to show that Vermont should be the first state to demand  healthcare as a human right.
Legislative Update  
It's been a good couple of weeks at the statehouse. Hundreds of you have called and emailed your legislators and we've seen that it works. Read article for more details.  Join hundreds of Vermonters at the statehouse in Montpelier on May 1st  for the Healthcare is a Human Right rally. CLICK HERE to register
CLICK HERE for Barre Early Educators Legislative Forum Flyer