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He's back

Bloomberg is spinning his record furiously, trying to make his case for 2020. It’s up to those of us who remember the truth of what happened during his mayoralty to set the record straight.

Fast lane to COPE contributions

A UFT bowling event in Queens combined camaraderie with political activism through COPE.

Census 2020

The next United States Census is scheduled for 2020, and the UFT is working to encourage participation in this collection of vital data.

Katz thanks delegates for UFT support

“I’m just here to say thank you,” Queens District Attorney-elect Melinda Katz told the Delegate Assembly on Nov. 20. “It was obvious the work you did.”

Presidential delegate camp

UFT members, both in-service and retired, were among the 150 civic-minded New Yorkers who turned out on Sept. 8 for a presidential delegate camp at Columbia University in Manhattan to learn how to participate as delegates in the Democratic Party...

Cogen winner Pallotta a homegrown fighter

Andy Pallotta doesn’t walk away from challenges. From his days as the chapter leader at PS 32 in the Bronx to his current role as president of the UFT’s state affiliate, New York State United Teachers, Pallotta has continued to take on whatever...

UFT to form district political teams

UFT President Michael Mulgrew announced at the first Delegate Assembly of the school year on Oct. 16 that the union would like every school district to have a political action team in place to keep friends of public education in office and get...

Hear them out

The UFT invited former vice president and 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden to speak at Teacher Union Day on Oct. 20. In May, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who has who has since dropped out of the race, addressed the UFT Spring Education...

UFT endorses Williams for public advocate

The UFT has endorsed incumbent Jumaane Williams for New York City public advocate in the Nov. 5 general election. The decision passed the union’s executive board on Oct. 21.

How to request leave time for voting

If you require working time off to vote in an election, you may request voting leave.