UFT President Michael Mulgrew has won his fifth term as the union’s president. Mulgrew, the Unity Caucus candidate, received 66.3 percent of the votes counted, while his closest competitor, United For Change candidate Camille Eterno, received 33.6 percent.
A UFT spokesperson issued a statement in response to Mayor Adams' announcement that he was rolling back the COVID vaccine mandate for athletes and performers.
Michael Mulgrew, President of the United Federation of Teachers, highlights the crucial role UFT Teacher Centers have played both historically and during the COVID-19 pandemic, and petitions Albany legislators to increase state funding for this essential program that greatly benefits New York City teachers and students.
The trustees of the New York City Teachers’ Retirement System have voted to “prudently divest” from Russian securities “to ensure the long-term stability of our pension system.”
New York city and state teachers unions, joined by parents, have filed a lawsuit against SUNY and its Charter Schools Institute to block the creation of a new charter high school in New York City that would illegally pierce the state cap on new charters in the city.