ATRs Are Fighting Back, While The UFT Remains Silent

In May of 2018, approximately 30 ATRs, many of which belong to the UFT Solidarity Caucus, filed an age discrimination suit against the NYCDOE. In summary, they claim that there are discriminatory hiring practices based on their age, and therefore salary, the prevent them from finding permanent jobs. All the… Read More

General Meeting Minutes

If you were absent from the General Meeting several weeks ago, here are the minutes. Have a question? Want to get involved? Email the Council at solidaritycouncil@googlegroups.com May 18, 2018 6pm to 7:30pm Whole Foods Market Attendees: Eleni, Chris, James, Quinn, Lydia, Juanita   Agenda/Minutes: Ice Breaker: One Word (describe… Read More

2018 Chapter Elections: What’s At Stake, What You Can Do

Be a Stronger UFT Chapter Leader

Why doesn’t the UFT leadership fight back against abusive administrators? Why did the UFT go along with an evaluation system that teacher’s don’t understand, that forces teachers to do 4-6 observations per year? Why is UFT leadership claiming that the 2014 contract’s paltry raises and increases to health care premiums… Read More