Upcoming Events June-August

Wednesday June 12 Fair Contract For All Rally at City Hall NYC 4-6pm https://www.facebook.com/events/123585811176249/ Let’s show this mayor and the next one that we are ready to take to the streets for a fair contract. For over four years UFT has been without a contract, meanwhile pensions for new members have eroded, an evaluation system […]

The International Dreamers Scholarship Fund

The International Dreamers Scholarship Fund By Rosie Frascella MORE  Planning Committee member Many people in and around MORE ask, what is a social justice union and what exactly does it do? I teach at the International High School at Prospect Heights, which is a school designed to support recent immigrant arrivals adjust to school and life […]

Solidarity with Legal Services Staff Association

Raun J. Rasmussen, Executive Director Joseph S. Genova, Chair, Board of Directors Legal Services NYC   Dear Mr. Rasmussen: The Movement of Rank and File Educators (MORE), the Social Justice Caucus of the United Federation of Teachers, stands with the members of Legal Services Staff Association (LSSA), our brothers and sisters of UAW Local 2320, […]

A Call For Fair Discipline: MORE Supports Christine Rubino

We have, in the past, noted how New York City has moved to fired almost five times the amount of teachers that the rest of New York State has combined. In addition, we have highlighted how the city has spent the majority of $32.8 million (of state money)  on hearing officer fees alone to do so. For […]

MORE at NYC Troublemakers School, Saturday, May 18

      Our friends at Labor Notes are having the premier union conference and workshops in NYC this Saturday.Labor Notes is an organization that is dedicated to rank-and-file members, local union leaders, and labor activists who know the labor movement is worth fighting for. They encourage connections between workers in different unions, workers centers, communities, industries, […]

Graphical Analysis of the UFT Election Results

Here are a few graphs to illustrate some of the key results of the UFT elections: First, turnout was historically low, at 20% of the classroom membership of the union.  Interestingly, retiree turnout was also down – it seems to have tracked at almost exactly 20 percent higher than classroom teacher turnout over the last […]

Uptown Manhattan/Bronx ACR/ATR mtg, Wed., 5/1

Please share with ACRs/ATRs: ACR/ATR meeting: Wednesday May 1, 5:00 pm, IHOP, Uptown Manhattan (open to all ACRs/ATRs, regardless of where based) The IHOP at 2294 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd,  Harlem. —Between the 135th St. C, D and the 135th St. 2, 3 trains; a few blocks south of 138th Street, which leads to the Madison […]