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Mulgrew statement on the passing of 32BJ SEIU president Hector Figueroa

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement on the passing of 32BJ SEIU president Hector Figueora.

Evelyn DeJesus elected AFT executive vice president

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to the election of Evelyn DeJesus, the UFT's vice president for education, as the executive vice president for the AFT.

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TV ad exposes threat of exorbitant surprise emergency hospital bills

A coalition of consumer, labor, health and business groups has launched a television ad campaign demanding Albany pass legislation to protect patients from exorbitant surprise emergency hospital bills. 

Study shows UFT-DOE teacher leader program is a model to follow

A study of the UFT-DOE teacher leadership program released this week by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and the International Institute for Educational Planning (UNESCO-IIEP) found that it had a positive impact on teacher satisfaction and retention, teacher voice and collaboration, instructional practices, professional development and overall school culture.

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UFT endorses Melinda Katz in Democratic primary for Queens district attorney

The UFT has endorsed Melinda Katz in the Democratic primary for Queens district attorney on June 25.

UFT endorses Michael McMahon in election for Staten Island district attorney

The UFT has endorsed Michael McMahon in the election for Staten Island district attorney.

UFT analysis reveals 50,000 charter seats now approved but not filled; union calls for freeze on charter expansions

Rather than raise the existing charter cap, legislators should halt planned growth; then hold charters accountable for admission and discipline policies and how they spend public dollars.

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Mulgrew calls on DOE to stop providing student information to charters

UFT President Michael Mulgrew joined a group of New York City parent leaders in calling on DOE Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza and Mayor Bill de Blasio to end the DOE's practice of sharing student information with charter schools.

Michael Mulgrew re-elected UFT president

UFT President Michael Mulgrew won his fourth term as the union’s president, according to results tabulated by the American Arbitration Association. Mulgrew, the Unity Caucus candidate, received 38,591 votes, or 86.2 percent of the votes cast.

UFT endorses Farah Louis in special election for City Council's 45th district

The UFT has endorsed Farah Louis to fill the 45th district City Council seat in Brooklyn vacated by Jumaane Williams.