With the coronavirus pandemic wreaking economic havoc, the UFT successfully avoided large-scale cuts to public school funding in the New York State budget signed on April 3 for the upcoming fiscal year.
The Federation of Nurses/UFT on Feb. 27 overwhelmingly ratified a two-year contract with NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn that increases salaries, rewards experience and specialty training, and enriches staffing, the top priority for many of the 900...
The UFT is once again marshalling its forces to ensure we get a state budget that protects public education in New York City.
NYSUT President Andy Pallotta — joined by union leaders, state lawmakers and activists — announces results of the survey showing that 92% of the state’s voters support new taxes on the ultra-wealthy during a Feb. 10 press conference in the...
We have a major challenge ahead of us this spring: Making sure every New Yorker is counted in this year’s U.S. Census.
It may be a virtual enterprise, but the students behind Bake-ology at Susan Wagner HS on Staten Island definitely mean business.
The U.S. Supreme Court will be ruling on a high-profile case that could narrow the separation between church and state and open the door to more public aid for religious schools.
New York State continues to shortchange its students in high-needs schools. There’s no other way to read Gov. Cuomo’s Jan. 21 preliminary budget, which proposes an increase in Foundation Aid that falls far short of the $2.1 billion that the UFT, New...
Religious leaders from around the city heard about the importance of boosting New York City’s participation in the 2020 Census at the union’s 10th annual Faith-Based Breakfast on Jan. 7.
As New York State faces tough budget challenges, the New York State United Teachers will bring its “Fund Our Future” statewide bus tour to two stops in New York City on Friday, Jan. 24.