Save the LTW Program!

Dear Mayor de Blasio, Chancellor Richard Carranza, Executive Superintendent Tim Lisante, Superintendent Paul Rotondo: We represent a group of transfer school educators and educators who have worked with at-risk populations across New York City. We demand that the City of New York, the NYC Department of Education’s Office of Post-Secondary… Read More

October 27th – Citywide Academic High School Meeting

View Online Your Rights   Your Benefits   Your Union Team High School Join our remote Oct. 27 citywide academic high school meeting Dear Jay, Please join our remote academic high school meeting. This citywide meeting is an excellent opportunity to discuss common challenges and issues academic high schools face this extraordinary year. Also, we want to hear about successes… Read More

LIVE BLOGGING FROM OCTOBER VIRTUAL DELEGATE ASSEMBLY Moment of silence for Elizabeth Languilli and Edie Shanker (wife of Al Shanker) who both passed away. President’s Report Only school system that had mandatory testing until state designated certain other districts to test. Pushed back the opening of school twice because we weren’t ready. DOE guidance on how… Read More


By Daniel R. Leopold This is a response to the editorial at This article makes it sound like the UFT are vultures looking to pick at the remains of a barely fiscally alive city. That is not the truth. No, to understand the truth you must not only look… Read More

Retro 2020: Blatant Disregard from the Mayor, the City, and the Poor UFT Leadership That Made it Possible

I was a newly elected chapter leader in 2014, and I remember having to tell members in my building over and over that the retro pay agreement is better than not getting what Bloomberg denied us, but it is really nothing to celebrate either. We worked without a contract from… Read More

Litigation-Will the UFT support us?

Dear Ms. Norton: We have at least 28 UFT members who have committed to filing a new petition  with a Temporary Restraining Order previously filed under Corwin et. al. v. City of NY<>  demanding a fair remote work accommodation. These dues paying members are paying out of their own pockets… Read More

Press Release: UFT Solidarity Files for Injunctive Relief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 1, 2020 Contact:  Lydia Howrilka  NEW YORK: Five educators in NYC public schools have filed an injunction against the City of New York and Chancellor Richard Carranza stating that the City’s system of permitting certain educators with the opportunity to file for and be granted… Read More