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UFT Statement on State Education Department's report on Mayoral Control

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement regarding the report released by the New York State Education Department on mayoral control of New York City schools. 

The United Federation of Teachers partners with Vibrant Emotional Health to launch mental health helpline for nearly 200,000 educators

Vibrant Emotional Health, one of the nation’s leading mental health organizations, announces a new partnership with the UFT to introduce a mental health and emotional well-being helpline designed for its union members.

Civil rights groups, elected officials from eleven counties join UFT/ Staten Island Borough President lawsuit against congestion pricing

Three civil rights organizations and 18 elected officials have joined as co-plaintiffs in the congestion pricing lawsuit filed by the United Federation of Teachers and Staten Island Borough President Vito Fossella. 

UFT, Staten Island Borough President announce lawsuit to halt congestion pricing

The United Federation of Teachers and the office of the Staten Island Borough President, joined by individual plaintiffs, filed a federal lawsuit to halt the implementation of congestion pricing in Manhattan, scheduled to go into effect this spring.

Federation of Nurses/UFT wins another short-staffing case against NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn

Arbitrator James A. Brown found the hospital violated contractual staffing ratios and ruled that the nurses who worked these understaffed shifts were entitled to split the average wage of the missing nurses.

Teachers sue to halt Adams budget cuts to education

The United Federation of Teachers, joined by individual teachers, filed suit in Manhattan State Supreme Court to stop the Adams administration from cutting as much as $2 billion from city schools.