The UFT wholeheartedly supports the members of Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians in their efforts to secure the residual payments that are often the lifeblood of their profession.
The UFT will partner with outside organizations to work toward an accurate count for New York in the 2020 census and with a citywide coalition to accomplish this task.
The UFT will partner with NYSUT and the AFT to provide disaster relief to affected regions and encourage and assist members to support Hurricane Dorian victims.
Resolution in support of the UFT endorsing Darcel Denise Clark in her re-election for Bronx district attorney
The UFT endorses Darcel Denise Clark in her re-election for Bronx district attorney.
The UFT will work with NYSED and the DOE to identify appropriate modifications and supports for observant students and staff when school and state testing days that coincide with Ramadan.
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.