Honk if you love a bus driver!

Did you know that in New York, more than 2.3 million children ride a yellow school bus each day? And that there are 50,000 school buses in the state? Everyone knows what a school bus looks like. It’s that special color yellow, somewhere between the color of the sun and the color of a canteloupe. […]

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Passings

We are saddened to announce the recent passing of Maria Sahyoun, a Spanish language teacher at Jamesville-Dewitt High School and a member of the Jamesville-Dewitt Faculty Association. For more, read her article on Syracuse.com, or click here for her obituary.

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Action alert: global call for release of Nigerian girls

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NYSUT and AFT are supporting a campaign that is moving across the country, calling for the return of more than 300 teenage girls kidnapped from their schools by terrorists in northern Nigeria. Union members in all parts of the United States are documenting their support with a photo or a poster message and submitting it […]

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Woman labor pioneer earns stage presence in new musical

Let’s test your labor knowledge: Who was the first female to hold a national labor post? Who formed the first female union in the country? Who led a strike of 200 laundresses? The answer to all of those questions would be Kate Mullany, a 19th century laundry worker who began protesting dangerous and unhealthy working […]

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