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Testimony on changes to municipal retirees' health care plan

UFT Welfare Fund Executive Director Geof Sorkin testified before the New York City Council Committee on Civil Service and Labor regarding changes to municipal retirees' health care plan.

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Testimony on Int. 2374-2021 to amend the administrative code of the city of New York in relation to classroom capacity

UFT President Michael Mulgrew testified before the New York City Council Committee on Education in regards to Int. 2374-2021, a bill to amend the administrative code of the city of New York in relation to classroom capacity.

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Testimony regarding high hospital costs and the impact on healthcare access

Geofrey Sorkin, UFT Welfare Fund Executive Director, testified before the New York City Council Committee on Education regarding high hospital costs and the impact on healthcare access.

2021–22 School Reopening

Testimony on changes in the DOE's COVID-19 protocols and implementation of the vaccine mandate

UFT President Michael Mulgrew testified before the New York City Council Committee on Education regarding changes in the DOE's COVID-19 protocols and implementation of the vaccine mandate.

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Testimony to review how school districts are spending Foundation Aid and American Rescue Plan funds

UFT President Michael Mulgrew testified before the New York State Senate Committees on Education, NYC Education, and Budget and Revenue to review how school districts are spending Foundation Aid and American Rescue Plan funds.

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Testimony regarding a proposal to amend rules of practice for the conduct of remote proceedings

UFT Hearing Officers (Per Session) Chapter Leader Tony Feldmesser testified before the New York City Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings regarding a proposal to amend the rules of practice for the conduct of remote proceedings.

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Testimony regarding Fall 2021 school reopening protocols

UFT President Michael Mulgrew testified before the New York City Council Committee on Education regarding Fall 2021 school reopening protocols

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Testimony regarding the FY22 executive budget

UFT President Michael Mulgrew testified before the New York City Council Committee on Finance regarding the fiscal year 2022 executive budget.

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Testimony regarding the FY22 preliminary budget and the preliminary capital commitment plan for FY21-25

UFT President Michael Mulgrew testified before the New York City Council Committee on Education regarding the FY22 preliminary budget and the preliminary capital commitment plan for FY21-25.

Testimony regarding local legislation on school safety agents

Written testimony of the United Federation of Teachers for the New York City Council Committee on Education regarding local legislation on school safety agents.