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TIAA-CREF yields

THE TEACHERS INSURANCE and Annuity Association-College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-CREF) has, for the first time, adopted a Responsible Contractor Policy dealing with its real estate investments. The decision came after AFT president Randi Weingarten met with TIAA-CREF chief executive officer Roger Ferguson. She announced the fund's new policy at a New York State United Teachers delegate assembly on April 12.

This "really important step," Weingarten said, makes "common cause with our brothers and sisters in the building trades."

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Negotiations Update March 22, 2013

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From Karen Strickland:

Hello Colleagues – thank you for tuning in.

I want to give you an update on where we are with negotiations, clarify some of the details of our proposal, and share our next steps.

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Classified Appreciation Week

Brothers and Sisters,

On behalf of the AFT Washington Executive Board and staff, I want to thank you for your dedication and for the contribution you make to your workplace and your union.

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Brown Looks at Reshaping California's Higher Education

Decades of state budget cuts have chipped away at California's community colleges, but now Gov. Jerry Brown seems determined to restore some of the luster....  See the whole article here.

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