AFT-NH Board of Directors took the pledge to RECLAIM THE PROMISE OF PUBLIC EDUCATION!More
Public education is under assault, and decades of top-down edicts, mass school closures, privatization, and test fixation with sanctions instead of support haven't moved the needle in the right direction.
NHRS offers retirement education sessions throughout the state to employee and teacher members who are not yet retired. During this general information program, members of all ages and in various stages of their career will be provided with information about NHRS benefits, including an overview of NHRS as a defined benefit plan; service, early, disability, and vested deferred retirement; pre-retirement and post-retirement death benefits; and other important aspects of NHRS retirement benefits.
September 26, 2013
Currently the NH Retirement Security Coalition, which AFT-NH is part of, is under litigation in 3 suits dealing with significant changes made to the NH Retirement System from 2007-2012. These are referred to here as the AFT Case, the NH3 Case and the NH4 Case and are explained below:
On October 3rd the Local Government Center (LGC) will be holding two public hearings on the 2014 Rate Settings for the HealthTrust. HealthTrust (part of the LGC) is who most of us have our health insurance through. We are asking our members to turn out to the Concord meeting and tell the LGC Board of Directors how their decisions affect our lives.
On Friday, November 15, 2013 thousands of middle and high school students and teachers from across New Hampshire will come together at the Whittemore Center Arena on the University of New Hampshire's Durham campus for a one-day program to take a stand against all forms of bullying.