Eroding public worker health benefits: Teachers and others must fight to protect what they have earned

By PETER LAMPHERE  and DERMOTT MYRIE Most New Yorkers — even public employees — do not follow the ins and outs of health care negotiations between the city and its many public sector unions. So even the most attentive among us can be forgiven for missing the announcement of over a billion dollars of health care give-backs byContinue reading “Eroding public worker health benefits: Teachers and others must fight to protect what they have earned”

Immigrant Rights Day of Action

Dear School Staff and Allies, We invite you to participate in our February 28th day of action to protect immigrant students.  We are pleased that Chancellor Carmen Farina responded to public support of immigrant New Yorkers by issuing a meaningful statement describing rights and resources for immigrant students on January 30th. We applaud this firstContinue reading “Immigrant Rights Day of Action”