As a member of the Federation, you have all the rights, protections, and responsibilities afforded under our Constitution and ByLaws as well as our current Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and MOUs.
Your membership also entitles you to the rights and programs in the California Federation of Teachers (CFT) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). For more information on CFT and AFT benefits, see the links under the Resources menu.
Free Trauma Counseling for Federation members:
The new trauma counseling program is available to AFT members free of charge, in the one-year aftermath of a covered traumatic incident. You are covered 24 hours a day, 365 days a year if your incident involves any of the following: domestic violence, aggravated assault, sexual assault, mass shooting, terrorism, or if you are infected, injured or traumatized by a disease during a major disaster. Coverage also includes incidents in your place of work if you are traumatized by contracting an infectious disease, witnessing a violent incident, bullying, harassment, threats or secondary traumas.