Organized Labor Night at Hartford Yard Goats! Saturday, September 4th!

 Join the Yard Goats for the annual Organized Labor Night as they look to show their appreciation to all those who work in our country’s unions.  The Yard Goats would like to celebrate the history and contributions these workers have made. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH |   GATES OPEN AT 4:30 PM   |   GAME …

The People United Will Never Be Defeated!

When we learned the Hartford School district was to receive $46 million in relief funding, we reached out and asked the question, if it were up to us, as educators, how would we spend this money to improve education for our students? And then, we LISTENED! We listened to health professionals, teachers, substitutes, CDAs, SPOs, …

HFT End of Year Party

Hartford Federation of Teachers, along with HFP, HFST, HFSSO, HFCDA, and HFSHP.  HFT END OF THE YEAR PARTY Honoring of Retiring Union Members THE TAVERN AT KENEY PARK  171 WINDSOR, CT 06095 (860)757-0658  HFT Members are FREE Without Membership $25 fee.  Please Contact Nancy Swanson at HFT/ One guest per member (860) 249-7629  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hft-end-of-the-year-party-tickets-154869301249 Download the …

President Biden Stands with Unions

HFT applauds President Joe Biden for launching a task force to empower workers to organize and successfully bargain with their employers. Unions are the road to reducing income inequality in the United States because they fight for decent wages, benefits and working conditions, thereby moving more workers into the middle class.  As unions decline, income …

2020 Teacher of the Year, Shakira Perez

The best of the best, and a proud voice for teachers and professionals in Hartford, Shakira Perez was our Teacher of the Year during a season that defied imagination and tested our spirit. Mrs. Perez brings a remarkable voice to the conversation, speaking to the souls of students and teachers, and weaving a tapestry that …

Meet Jan Hochadel, President, AFT Connecticut

As members of the HFT, you are also proud members of the American Federation of Teachers and the AFT Connecticut. AFT CT advocates to Superintendents and Boards throughout Connecticut and develops relationships in the State Capitol to build the educational future our students deserve. She gave us a few minutes at the Eyes on March …