ALBANY, N.Y. — New York State United Teachers blasted the Republicans’ tax bill as a giveaway to the wealthy and big corporations that will be paid for by the poor and middle class, and through cuts to the public services they rely on.
At a time when he has vehemently opposed the Republican tax bill that would devastate New York’s working families and attack universities and students, Governor Cuomo has chosen to veto legislation that would have stabilized funding for New York’s public universities. What a missed opportunity! With a signature instead of a veto, the Governor could…
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—The National Labor Relations Board on Dec. 12 rejected Harvard University’s appeal of its ruling that the 2016 election where graduate assistants voted against a union was invalid.
CHICAGO, Ill.—Part-time faculty members at Chicago’s Columbia College went on strike for two days Nov. 29-30 to demand that the administration bargain seriously with their union, the Part-Time Faculty At Columbia (P-FAC).
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Newsroom staff at the Los Angeles Times filed a petition for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board Dec. 4, seeking to be represented by the NewsGuild-Communications Workers of America.
On the latest episode of Blue Collar Buzz, airing Sunday night at 9 p.m. on AM970TheAnswer, we’re taking a look at Maimonides Medical Center’s outrageous decision to axe more than 100 staffers before Christmas, as well as PSC-CUNY’s renewed battle for a fair contract. We’re also talking to Local 1 Plumber and Mentor Judaline Cassidy…
New York, NY – The last time faulty and staff at the City University of New York tried to secure a fair contract, it took them six interminable years to get a deal done. On Monday night, they held rallies and marched on CUNY trustees determined to avoid a similar agony.
New York, NY – On Thursday, November 30th, at City Hall, Diana Wright, a 5th Grade public school teacher, was awarded an official proclamation in recognition of her inspiring message to young students.
Buffalo, NY – This year, as they have done so many times in the past, the Buffalo Teachers Federation (BTF) donated thousands of dollars in food and gift certificates to more than 200 needy families throughout the Buffalo area just in time for Thanksgiving Day. Keep reading here.
WASHINGTON—Teachers who spend money out of their own pockets to buy classroom supplies will no longer be able to take it off their taxes if the tax bill proposed by Republican Congressional leaders Nov. 2 goes through.