Society is built by labor.
idarity is marching in the Labor Day Parade 2015.
Kicks off at 5th Ave. and 44th St., Manhattan
Today UFT Solidarity’s Union Democracy Committee met with the Association for Union Democracy (AUD) at their Brooklyn, NY headquarters. Association for Union Democracy (AUD) is a pro-labor, non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the principles and practices of democratic trade unionism in the North American labor movement. We are committed to ensuring that… Read More
The following is excerpted from – The Chief – Civil Service Leader – The Civil Employees’ Weekly –Beginning– Decry Lengthy Appeals Process ‘Discontinued’ Teachers Still Asking To Be Reinstated to Classroom Duty Posted: Monday, May 18, 2015 5:00 pm By DAN ROSENBLUM Elizabeth Puscasu, a Teacher for more than a decade,… Read More
In an interview with the Amsterdam News, African-American teacher Steven Mollette, a 10-year veteran who was let go last year from M.S. 232 in the Bronx, said, “I don’t know why I was discontinued. The documents they submitted were my evaluations, which had all satisfactory ratings, not great, but satisfactory rather than ineffective. Not grounds for termination, and the other thing I submitted was my attendance record. Out of 180 teaching days, I had only three minutes total lateness for an entire school year. I don’t know why from that information I was discontinued.” Read More
Thank you to all our members who participated in elections for Solidarity’s Council. As stated in our by-laws, UFT Solidarity is led by a Council elected by Solidarity members. Logistical decisions, including those requiring an urgent or time-sensitive vote, are decided by this Council. Decisions made by the Council are… Read More
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10 days to go!!
We may stand alone, or with a thousand other people, but on Thursday March 26, 2015, we stood for something. We were there to support the students and staff of William Bryant HS and push for the removal of Principal Namita Dwarka. Despite unfavorable weather and lack of support from the UFT… Read More
In aligning with UFT Solidarity’s mission statement, with regards to accountability, we have created a forum to share experiences UFT members have had with elected and appointed UFT representatives on the UFT payroll. Click the button below and share. There are five appointed UFT borough representatives and over 40 appointed… Read More
What effect does a poor educational leader have on a school? On students? On a community? What standards are NYC DOE principals held to? At what point does the chancellor’s office say enough? Come join a coalition of educators from UFT Solidarity Caucus, New Action, Don’t Tread on Educators, parents… Read More