Category: Member Perspectives

Mantra of Appreciation

By Marty Kendall. For many years, I’ve recited a silent daily mantra of appreciation, thanking people I have loved but who have passed away, people to whom I owe a debt of gratitude.

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Garth Norton: Our Oldest Retiree

By Ron Levesque. Over nearly six years of handling membership for AFT 6157R, I have enjoyed re-connecting with other retirees, and meeting new ones as well as helping retirees connect with their former colleagues, mostly by email.  In early April this year I received a message from Garth Norton, whom I had never met or even heard of.

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Why the Union?

By Jeanne Machado Coming from a family whose parents were public servants, I felt paying union dues was unnecessary. When I was hired as an

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