Happy New Year! We hope that 2017 brings you much happiness, hope, and health. Unfortunately, it will not be an easy year for public education locally, state-wide, or nationally. The emphasis on testing continues, teacher autonomy continues to be reduced, while paperwork and mandates increase. All this while we sometimes … Read More
The following request for a debate was sent to both the New Action/MORE and Unity camps. Over ten days later and there has been no response from anyone. Read More
UFT Members, who pay dues, need to know what goes on inside their union, how it affects them and what they can do to change it.
The video below is of former UFT NY Teacher newspaper reporter Jim Callaghan. After he tried to unionize the NY Teacher newspaper reporters, Read More
The Chief Leader civil service newspaper covers UFT election. The Chief-Leader is a New York City-based weekly civil service newspaper that focuses on municipal government and its labor unions while also covering issues affecting New York State and Federal employees.
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The fact is that members on approved leave will not get a retro check this October.
Here’s an excerpt from the UFT’s website http://www.uft.org/contract-2014/pay-and-benefits employees: