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Important Forms and Resources for Family Child Care Providers

Thank you to those of you who attended our meetings for NYC child care providers. Here are the forms and resources we promised you regarding comprehensive background clearance requirements.

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Management Pay Plan lawsuit update

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.

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3 functional chapters elect new leaders

Three of the UFT's functional chapters recently elected new chapter leaders.

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An inspiring occupational therapist

In honor of Occupational Therapy Month in April this year, we asked therapists to nominate a colleague who does outstanding work. We heard about some truly remarkable occupational therapists, including Sarah Baloch, who works in PS 15 in Brooklyn.

What to do if you're called to a disciplinary hearing

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. 

What to do if you're called to a disciplinary hearing

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. 

Our next chapter meetings

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.

Our next chapter meetings

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.

Update on March 7 Education Officer Exam

If you submitted a protest form at the end of your exam on March 7, you will be notified of a protest session within the next two months. You had seven days after the exam to submit this form protesting questions you thought were unfair, incorrect or irrelevant. 

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Management Pay Plan update

On March 13, the UFT filed aSummons/Notice of Petition against the NYC Department of Educationin the Supreme Court.of the State of New York.