Press Release: UFT Solidarity Files for Injunctive Relief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 1, 2020 Contact:  Lydia Howrilka Lydia.howrilka@live.com  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

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