Monday, January 23, 2012
The Essex-West Hudson Labor Council's scholarship award for high school seniors is now accepting applications. To receive the award, the recipient must be a high school senior who has been accepted at an accredited college or post-high school education program and must be a member of a local union affiliated with the Essex-West Hudson Central Labor Council or a member's spouse or child. Children and spouses of full dues paying members AFT Local 1904 are eligible to apply. The application deadline is April 23, 2012. For additional information, please click here.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
|The following holidays will be observed by State agencies in 2012. These holidays are noted on the Local's calendar as well.
|New Year's Day (observed)||01/02/2012||Monday|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day||01/16/2012||Monday|
Saturday, January 7, 2012
In the January/February 2012 issue of AFT On Campus, a survey released in the September 2011 by Inside Higher Ed is discussed. The survey "shows that admissions officials are making the recruitment of full-pay students a top priority." AFT has developed strategies "to ease financial pressure on new graduates." To learn more, click here.