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Mulgrew: We’ll pressure city for fair contract

UFT President Michael Mulgrew scoffed at Mayor Adams' claim that the city is "almost broke," and said the union's main focus this year would be to negotiate a fair contract for DOE-employed members.

Delegate Assembly

The monthly meeting of the union's highest decision-making body.

‘The biggest crisis we’re facing’

UFT President Michael Mulgrew told the Delegate Assembly on Nov. 16 that the increasingly unique benefit enjoyed by New York City employees — high-quality, premium-free health coverage — is under threat unless municipal unions can find health savings...

Voice of UFT DAs, Rashid Ali Mathus, dies

Rashid Ali Mathus, known to UFT members and delegates for his work moderating the union’s Town Hall and Delegate Assembly meetings, died on May 7, 2022, at age 40.

Delegates decry deadly school shooting

Americans were still reeling on May 25, a day after the carnage in Uvalde, Texas, where an 18-year-old brandishing automatic weapons shot and killed 19 elementary school children and two of their teachers. And emotions were still raw among the union...

COVID monitoring, testing to continue

UFT President Michael Mulgrew told the Delegate Assembly on March 23 that while members should not let down their guard regarding COVID-19 protocols, the situation continues to improve.

Hochul state budget plan ‘best I’ve seen’

UFT President Michael Mulgrew lauded Gov. Kathy Hochul’s state budget proposal, telling the Delegate Assembly on Jan. 19 that “the starting place for the budget is the best I have ever seen since I’ve been president.”

400-member contract team to be formed

UFT President Michael Mulgrew told delegates at the Delegate Assembly on Nov. 17 that the union plans to seek extensive member input to help shape priorities for upcoming negotiations on the next contract and health care.

Delegate Assembly approves six resolutions

The Delegate Assembly passed a total of six resolutions during April and May at two regularly scheduled meeting and one special DA.

8 endorsements approved by DA

A resolution to endorse eight candidates for elected office was among three resolutions approved by the Delegate Assembly at a remote meeting on March 24.