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UFT endorses Corey Johnson for city comptroller, Alvin Bragg for Manhattan D.A.

The Delegate Assembly of the United Federation of Teachers, the union’s highest policy-making body, today endorsed City Council Speaker Corey Johnson in the Democratic primary race for City Comptroller, and former State Deputy Attorney General Alvin Bragg for the Democratic nomination for Manhattan District Attorney.

UFT endorses Scott Stringer for NYC mayor

The Delegate Assembly of the United Federation of Teachers, the union’s highest decision-making body, endorsed Scott Stringer for mayor.

UFT on CDC social distancing guidelines

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to the state's adoption of new Centers for Disease Control guidelines that permit schools to reduce social distancing between students from six feet to three feet.

UFT on COVID school closings

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to Mayor Bill de Blasio's announcement regarding changes to the COVID-related school building closure policy.

UFT statement on two-case rule

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to Mayor Bill de Blasio's announcement that the city would eliminate the rule that requires a school building to close when two unrelated cases of COVID-19 are reported in the building.

UFT invites "final four" candidates to forum, sets stage for endorsement in Democratic mayoral primary

Four candidates for the June Democratic primary — Eric Adams, Scott Stringer, Maya Wiley and Andrew Yang — have been invited to take part in the final mayoral forum sponsored by the United Federation of Teachers.

UFT proposes 5-point plan to help students recover from the pandemic

The UFT called on the city and the state to adopt a five-point plan to deal with the impact of COVID-19 on public school students, including earmarking more than $1 billion to address the psychological effects and academic learning losses in New York City caused by the pandemic.

UFT on resignation of Chancellor Richard Carranza

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to the resignation of Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza.

UFT on vaccination efforts

The UFT released an update on the number of members who have been vaccinated.

UFT President Michael Mulgrew on revised state COVID-19 testing memo

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to the state Education Department's amended memo regarding in-school COVID-19 testing for students.