Honor helpers (updated)

Relief Effort on Staten Island

Feb. 4. Thanks to the UFT. After reading this, someone knew of this picture taken of Tim Grady. The Workforce Development Institute has paired with the state AFL-CIO to document the union members, workers and volunteers who helped relief efforts of Super Storm Sandy. Here’s a link filled with information. They are collecting photos of […]

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Everyday heroes


Congratulations to Martin Messner, president of the Schoharie Teachers Association, and Joe Satriano, a retiree of the Roslyn Teachers Association, for being recognized as 2012 Everyday Heroes by the American Federation of Teachers. Heroes is such an iconic word that brings to mind those who save lives. Joe Satriano used his sadness to signal others […]

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VIDEO: In Schoharie, volunteers rebuild a community ravaged by flood


Raw FlipCam and iPhone video documenting union volunteers hard at work rebuilding a community ravaged by flooding.

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