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.
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.
The union representing Newark teachers announced a five-year deal with its school district on Aug. 13 that eliminates merit-based bonuses and allows low-rated teachers to earn pay increases. The changes overturn key elements of a controversial 2012 contract and represent a shift away from former Mayor Cory Booker’s education reform agenda, which sought to introduce corporate-style accountability and compensation practices into public education.
A group, led by AFT President Randi Weingarten and UFT/AFT Vice President Evelyn DeJesus, scheduled tour to check on the educational services being provided to the migrant children were met by armed border patrol agents when they refused to leave after being denied entry to an immigration detention center in McAllen, Texas.