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Topics in the News:
News stories | May 3, 2018 >>
The time has come again for UFT members to choose their union representatives at the school level. UFT members in each school or functional chapter must conduct chapter elections to determine who will represent them for the next three years.
News stories | November 3, 2016 >>
New York City public school educators and the union have been going full bore in their efforts to get Hillary Clinton elected president, UFT President Michael Mulgrew said at the start of the first Delegate Assembly of the school year in Shanker Hall on Oct. 19.
News stories | June 2, 2016 >>
UFT President Michael Mulgrew won his third term as the union’s president with 76 percent of the vote, the preliminary results showed.
Around the UFT | April 2, 2015 >>
More than 300 people braved winter’s bite on Feb. 27 to converge on the Chinatown institution for the annual Lunar New Year celebration, which included a 10-course dinner.
News stories | May 15, 2014 >>
The UFT Delegate Assembly on May 7 endorsed New York State Sen. Adriano Espaillat in his primary bid against Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel in the 1st Congressional District.
News stories | April 17, 2014 >>
NYSUT delegates elected a new president along with a slate of other new officers in a contested election at the state teachers’ union’s 42nd Representative Assembly.Karen Magee, the president of the Harrison Association of Teachers in Westchester County, won as president over incumbent Dick Iannuzzi in the election on April 5.
News stories | May 2, 2013 >>
UFT President Michael Mulgrew on April 25 won his second term as the union’s president with 86.3 percent of the vote, the certified results show. Mulgrew, the Unity Caucus candidate who was also endorsed by the New Action Caucus, received 35,913 of the votes.
Press releases | April 25, 2013 >>
UFT President Michael Mulgrew on April 25 won his second term as the union’s president with 84 percent of the vote.
Editorials | March 21, 2013 >>
Vision, hard work and self-sacrifice by a group of dedicated New York City teachers led to the founding of the UFT more than 50 years ago.
President's perspective | October 18, 2012 >>
The presidential elections are nearly upon us, and I cannot stress enough their importance for both our union and the nation as a whole. We are at a crossroads, faced with a fundamental choice between progress and a return to the failed policies of the past.
News stories | September 30, 2010 >>
Twenty-nine of 31 UFT-endorsed candidates scored victories in the Sept. 14 Democratic Party primaries, and UFT volunteers were heavily involved in key contested races. Victors handily beat opponents, some of whose campaigns were financed by hedge-fund managers allied with anti-union Democrats for Education Reform.
News stories | April 15, 2010 >>
In a landslide victory, UFT members elected Michael Mulgrew president of the union, giving him 91 percent of the votes cast. The American Arbitration Association announced the unofficial tally on April 8.