‘Back to school’ like never before

In her September New York Times column, AFT President Randi Weingarten says that going back to school has never looked like it does now. Weingarten explains that because of President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus, which has been chaotic, contradictory and inept, and the lack of federal guidance and funding, we’re seeing a patchwork of school reopening plans across the country.

NYSUT leaders rally at Supreme Court to uphold labor rights

Yesterday, January 11, 2016, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments in the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association. Whatever the decision in this case, it will have huge implications for the place of labor unions in this nation as well as for the future of collective bargaining. The verdict is expected before the term ends this June.  http://www.nysut.org/news/2016/january/nysut-leaders-rally-at-supreme-court-to-uphold-labor-rights