And justice for all

And justice for all

Springville FA’s Andrew Beiter (second from left) and NYSUT President Dick Iannuzzi with students attending the Summer Institute for Human Rights and Genocide Studies at the Erie 1 BOCES Center in West Seneca. Schools may be closed for the summer but there’s never NOT a good time to learn how to make a difference in the […]

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Fort Plain, NY needs your help

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Give to the NYSUT Disaster Relief Fund Apply for NYSUT Disaster Relief Here are a few photos of what the Otsquago Creek looked like just a few weeks ago. “It’s been a tough 10 days here, but the generosity and the help we are getting is what keeps us going,” said Pat Hanifin, president of […]

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UPDATED: Not all adjuncts treated alike at CUNY

The Professional Staff Congress – NYSUT’s second-largest higher education union representing academic and professional faculty at CUNY – has expressed outrage that  ex-CIA Director David Petraeus will be teaching one course a semester at the City University of New York for $150,000 a semester. That’s more than three times the median pay full-time, non-tenure-track faculty earn […]

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AFT will put $$ into your solutions

The American Federation of Teachers has been touting solution-driven unionism for a year. AFT President Randi Weingarten has said focusing “on solving problems, not on winning arguments,” is the way unions must respond to years of cuts to public education and attacks on collective bargaining rights.” Now the AFT is willing to put $25,000 behind […]

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Celebrate America; buy American

What better way to celebrate our nation’s birthday than to honor its workers — those men and women who provide the products and services that will help us enjoy the long holiday weekend. The AFL-CIO — one of NYSUT’s national affiliates — has been sharing “Made in America” shopping lists this week. The lists include […]

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NYSUT leaders busy at NEA convention

NYSUT President Dick Iannuzzi is leading New York’s delegation to the National Education Association’s annual Representative Assembly this week in Atlanta. The NEA — the nation’s largest union of educators — is one of NYSUT’s national affiliates. The work actually began last week with pre-RA events that included meetings of retiree leaders, students and urban […]

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