As the school year draws to a close, all of us at NYSUT want to thank you for your tremendous dedication. It’s been a challenging year — but through it all, you've stood strong and persevered. Over and over, you've shown how public schools are the place where students, parents and educators come together as a community.
U.S. Supreme Court hands down landmark cases
This week, the Supreme Court handed down multiple decisions that will touch the lives of millions of Americans. Earlier this week, in Carson v. Makin, the court laid the groundwork that states must provide publ
Gov. Kathy Hochul Friday signed a bill suspending, for an additional year, the Annual Professional Performance Review process. Advanced through grassroots advocacy from NYSUT members and lobbying by union legislative staff, the bill recently passed both the state Senate and the Assembly.
“As we come to the end of another school year that has been anything but normal, we welcome the governor’s decision to suspend the APPR process for another year,” said NYSUT President Andy Pallotta. “We will continue working with the legislature and the governor to address the APPR
Reminder: general meeting Tuesday July 27 at 10am. Our financial consultant will discuss these findings, and the negotiation team will provide updates. Contact the LIUFF executive team if you didn't get the Zoom link by email.
After earning an upgrade from Moody’s from a “Stable” to “Positive” outlook, a designation that only 2% of all ratings receive, as well as an impressively flush financial report, LIU’s Senior Administration has put a collection of egregious proposals that cut salary, benefits, and job security for all. LIU is in a better financial position than it has been in for decades.
This is a selection of some of their most horrible proposals:
We are calling a General Membership Meeting for this Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 10:30 am - 12 pm. A zoom link will be forthcoming to the membership. A vote on the contract will be taken at this meeting, so please make every effort to attend.