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

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