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Mulgrew on federal funding for guns for educators

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to a report that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is considering allowing states to use federal funding to purchase guns for educators.

UFT response to IBO analysis on the costs of paid parental leave

The UFT issued a statement in response to an IBO analysis of the costs of paid parental leave.

Mulgrew reacts to Cuomo's directive to Department of Labor on Janus decision

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in support of Gov. Cuomo's directive to the New York State Department of Labor to issue guidance on the recent Janus decision.

UFT on Municipal Labor Committee agreement on health care savings

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in support of the Municipal Labor Committee's agreement with the city of New York to save approximately $1.1 billion in employee health care costs over the next three years.

UFT responds to Janus decision

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to the Janus ruling against labor unions.

Opening of permanent full-service vision center in a school-based health center

The UFT celebrates the opening of a OneSight vision center at PS 188 in Coney Island, a UFT Community Learning School. 

UFT, DOE announce paid parental leave policy

Mayor de Blasio and United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew today announced an agreement to provide paid parental leave for thousands of UFT-represented New York City employees.

Mulgrew reacts to judge's ruling on charter school certification

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to a judge's ruling striking down a regulation that would have allowed charter schools to certify their own teachers.

Mulgrew on Working Families Party

UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a statement in response to the Working Families Party's endorsement of Cynthia Nixon in her bid for governor.

UFT on the Davids-Wright ruling

Adam Ross, the UFT's general counsel, issued a statement in response to the appellate division's decision to allow an anti-tenure lawsuit to proceed.