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

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