With the New York metropolitan area the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, we want to inform you about the health benefits that in-service UFT members with EmblemHealth coverage, whether GHI or HIP, have.
The DOE employs many types of educators and professionals who work with New York City public school students in a variety of ways, from providing guidance to high school seniors to offering physical and occupational therapy to special needs children. They are organized into what the UFT calls functional chapters because what unites the members in each group is their function.
Leandra Bates, an administrative education analyst in the Department of Education’s central Bronx office, serves as the human resources director for 34 elementary schools in the Bronx.
The following information concerns the UFT lawsuit against the DOE over the 2 percent increase the DOE gave employees enrolled in the Management Pay Plan but not to members of the Administrative Education Officers and Analysts Chapter. On Aug. 29, a judge heard oral arguments on the DOE’s motion to dismiss the UFT’s case, which centers on the 2 percent raises retroactive to Sept. 24, 2017, for employees covered by the Management Pay Plan.
If you are summoned for an interview for the record that may lead to disciplinary action, you are entitled to union representation or representation by a school system employee.
We always send out an email notifying you of our monthly meetings. We alternate between the Brooklyn borough office at 335 Adams St., and UFT headquarters at 52 Broadway, Manhattan. Meetings are held on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. Please confirm the meeting time and location before attending.
The application filing period for administrative education officers is open from Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, through Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. The exam titles are Administrative Education Officer Exam #9902 and Administrative Education Officer (Promotion) Exam #9501.
The Chapter Update keeps members posted about meetings, union news and progress we've made negotiating on your behalf. In May's Chapter Update, read about the upcoming UFT chapter elections, civil service exams and civil service rules.