Solidarity continues to provided specific individualized support for members and schools. Our email@example.com email address has received over 240 emails from members since last year, in addition to many social media messages and calls. Why us when there’s a union paid by our dues? That’s what we want to … Read More
A year later, after jumping through hoops, and having nearly 16 alleged election violations dismissed by the UFT and AFT, the US Department of Labor has opened their own investigation. Read More
UFT Solidarity members have heard, and witnessed, that some schools take away preps from substitute teachers. Substitutes are some of the most venerable members with … Read More
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UFT Solidarity may have lost the 2016 UFT elections, but we haven’t stopped fighting for a more democratic union, that actually supports its members (and not leaderships’ pockets). We launched 16 election complaints that the UFT leadership obviously denied. The American Federation of Teachers (AFT), … Read More
If you were not a member of the UFT, but still read the NY Teacher, you would think that everything is fine and dandy for UFT members on a local level.
There are keywords that will not show up in searches for news on the UFT’s website.
For example try … Read More
As most of you know, Article 21 of the contract allows you to remove negative material from your file after three years. Last week, UFT Solidarity member Francesco Portelos discussed “Spring Cleaning” your school personnel file on educatorfightsback.org
We are at the point that three years have passed since teachers … Read More
Despite the uncertainties surrounding potential changes to education coming from the national forum, we have to continue to support our members locally. Please join us … Read More
If you are an advocate for public education, and have been following the news surrounding the nomination and confirmation hearing for President Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Education, then you probably know why this letter is a problem.
Spoiler Alert: NY Senator Majority Leader John Flanagan was one of … Read More
In a perfect system of accountability, one would see something, say something, that something would be investigated and then rectified. Unfortunately, we are not in a perfect system. We see here from SCI’s own stats that most somethings are not investigated. Sure we can understand that there are some unwarranted and … Read More