Summer Series: Discuss, Debate, Educate!

MORE’s 3rd Annual Summer Series: Discuss, Debate, Educate! Join the Movement of Rank-and-File Educators (MORE) for discussions exploring the past, present and future of teacher unionism.  All are welcome! Wednesdays 4:00pm-7:00pm The Dark Horse 17 Murray St. NYC Near City Hall, Chambers St, WTC $5 Drafts & Well Drinks July 16th Who Runs the UFT?Continue reading “Summer Series: Discuss, Debate, Educate!”

Teachers Should Vote No For Love and For Money

By Kevin Prosen Chapter Leader I.S.30 This letter first appeared here in Jacobin A Letter to New York City’s School Teachers  New York teachers should vote no on the proposed union contract — for love and for money. Dear colleagues, I know you’ve given the proposed UFT contract a lot of thought, and have heard aContinue reading “Teachers Should Vote No For Love and For Money”

What happens if we reject this contract?

by Peter Lamphere, member of the UFT Negotiating Committee [Click here for a one-page PDF version of this article to distribute to your coworkers] One of the key questions facing rank and file UFT members at this moment is what happens if we decide to reject the contract proposal from Mayor de Blasio and our leadership.  Few educatorsContinue reading “What happens if we reject this contract?”

Send It Back: MORE, UNITY, and the UFT Contract

Dan Lupkin Special Education Teacher/UFT Delegate PS 58, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn Lest we forget, the UFT leadership works for the membership- NOT the other way around. Our dues pay for their salaries, their perks, and the UFT skyscraper at 52 Broadway. Our COPE money buys the “seat at the table” with the politicians, billionaires, andContinue reading “Send It Back: MORE, UNITY, and the UFT Contract”

Organize the No Vote Against this Contract

Saturday, May 10 12:00 – 3:00pm Ya-Ya Network 224 W. 29th St., 14th Fl. Come to a meeting with UFT Chapter Leaders and Contract Committee members to hear a breakdown of the proposal, ask questions, and organize against the proposed contract in our schools. Join us in fighting for The Contract NYC Educators Deserve! RSVPContinue reading “Organize the No Vote Against this Contract”