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

http://iceuftblog.blogspot.com/2020/10/live-blogging-from-october-virtual.html?m=1 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

REBUTTAL TO NY POST EDITORIAL ON THE CITY’S DEBT TO THE TEACHERS OF NYC

By Daniel R. Leopold This is a response to the editorial at https://nypost.com/2020/10/11/de-blasios-fiscal-savings-a-loss-to-taxpayers-a-gift-to-teachers-union/amp#aoh=16025025151986&referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&amp_tf=From%20%251%24s 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<https://nam12.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.scribd.com%2Fdocument%2F475909908%2FSolidarity-Complaint-pdf%23from_embed&data=02%7C01%7C%7Cc094e2e38a434ef2536808d860c52a70%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637365747223210065&sdata=taLQxRPd13svYNTOSBRS%2F1%2FBuOIth%2BfpXD1J5kNBlCQ%3D&reserved=0>  demanding a fair remote work accommodation. These dues paying members are paying out of their own pockets… Read More