Resolution in support of the UFT's endorsing Melinda Katz in her primary election for Queens district attorney
The UFT endorse Melinda Katz in her primary election for Queens District Attorney as we believe she will be an equally strong ally in the arena of justice for our members, our schools and our borough.
Resolution in support of the UFT's endorsing Michael McMahon in his re-election for Staten Island district attorney
The UFT endorse Michael McMahon in his re-election for Staten Island District Attorney as we believe he will continue to be a strong ally in the arena of justice for our members, our schools and our borough.
The UFT will increase awareness of domestic violence by providing materials and professional development so that members in schools are aware of the signs of domestic violence and how to respond.
Resolution reaffirming the UFT's support for expanding admissions policies to specialized high schools to include multiple measures
The UFT continues to support efforts to expand the definition of academic ability beyond a single test and to ensure that high school admission policies acknowledge the range of talents demonstrated by New York City’s students.
The United Federation of Teachers will fully support and participate in the May Day 2019 rally at 5:30 p.m. in Columbus Circle and the subsequent march to Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue planned by labor groups, immigrant right groups, faith leaders and other advocates for the working class.
The United Federation of Teachers categorically opposes the use of weapons of any sort against teachers, students, or anyone present in schools in drills or any school-sponsored activities.
The UFT, in collaboration with its state-wide affiliate NYSUT, will continue to work with the New York State Department of Education and the New York State Board of Regents to develop accountability determinations and interventions for transfer schools in the New York State ESSA plan that make sense for the students in these schools and that recognize the progress transfer schools make in serving their students.
The UFT resolves to ask the Department of Education to modify the student Information/registration form to include a question about parents’/guardians’ veteran status.
Nurses organized by the UFT will not cross picket lines or work overtime as a replacement worker at Staten Island University South/Northwell Health.