For Your Consideration: Today’s Verdict with guest Lydia Howrilka

Tune in tomorrow August 6th at 9:00am/1:00pm/9:30pm and then again on Friday at 6:30am and 12:30pm on Optimum CH 67 | FiOs CH 2133 to watch Lydia Howrilka be interviewed on @bronxnettv Today’s Verdict! We talk about #uftsolidarity, #covid19, #backtoschooland safety! If you do not have cable it will stream live at www.bronxnet.org! #strongerunion #uftsolidarity… Read More

Press Release: The Solidarity Caucus of the United Federation of Teachers calls for the resignation of schools Chancellor Richard Carranza.

Sign Petition Here: https://tinyurl.com/y6s7zjw2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 1, 2020 Contacts:Lydia Howrilka (email below for phone number)Claudia Giordano (email below for phone number)solidaritycaucus@gmail.com NEW YORK: The Solidarity Caucus of the United Federation of Teachers calls for the resignation of schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. As the pandemic related to the COVID-19… Read More

September Return: What Will Teachers Face?

Opening schools in September must involve many critical safety protocols, already in place in medical facilities, public buildings, and businesses. These include: 1. Availability of universal testing for Covid infection and antibodies 2. Screening (questioning) for prior Covid exposure  3. Checking each person’s temperature at building entrances  Sanitation protocols include:… Read More

Things to Know- April 24

This week’s update is focused on how the City’s budget cuts are affecting us. The letter also focuses more on national politics than previous letters that only focused on DOE and NYC issues. But the root of the budget cuts problem is at the federal level, so please take time to consider the following…. Read More

DOE FAQ

The Department of Education, in consultation with the union, has issued new guidance to principals about issues facing our schools during this challenging time. The FAQ released by the DOE this week answers some of the pressing questions that have arisen since we entered the remote teaching and learning era on March… Read More

Call to Action: #Closenycschools

#Closetheschools: A Plea from the UFT Solidarity Council and Membership UFT Solidarity urges members to please sign and share this petition to close NYC Schools and protect members in Central Offices: https://www.change.org/p/andrew-m-cuomo-close-all-nyc-schools-because-of-coronavirus-outbreak-and-taking-classes-online     Over the weekend, Governor Cuomo declared a state of emergency across New York State and urged people… Read More