2017 – The Year of DOE UFT Accountability? 

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

Video: Inside UFT Leadership Corruption & Collusion

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, Michael Mulgrew… Read More

Bid to Topple Mulgrew in Next UFT Election – Chief Leader Newspaper

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. You can subscribe to The Chief here: https://classadz.vdata.com/ChiefLeaderCirc/SelectOption.aspx Bid to Topple Mulgrew… Read More

UFT Members on Approved Leave will not get Retro Payment this October

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: Retroactive money for the 4 percent raises in 2009 and 2010: Those who retire on or before June 30, 2014 will receive full retroactive pay for… Read More