While testing dominates the conversation at the pre-RA conference, gratitude was threaded throughout the dialogue that local and retiree council presidents had with NYSUT’s five officers. “Thank you for the relief effort you are doing,” Tomia Smith, president of the Massapequa Federation of Teachers, told the nearly 400 local leaders and the union officers. “It [...]
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Human rights activist and Shanker award winner Kerry Kennedy gave delegates a scoop Thursday night, sharing the news that NYSUT and the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights will be partnering on a new initiative — a video competition for student filmmakers that will commence in the next academic year.
NYSUT President Dick Iannuzzi, center in back row, stands with retiring board members who were recognized for their dedicated and tireless service to NYSUT.
2:30 p.m. On site and ready to go, but there’s just a few glitches. Like no Internet yet so we are all working off handhelds. Dave Adkins heads the Information Technology crew that is working hard at getting us connected. NYSUT essentially moves it’s Headquarters operation to the site of the convention each year. It”s [...]
Hundreds of events happened Monday under the “We Are One” banner to support workers rights. Read why his son thinks Martin Luther King Jr. would be supporting public employees today. “We Are One” is about all the attacks against collective bargaining, which started in Wisconsin. On Tuesday there are two elections which could tell us [...]