NYSUT RC 43 September 23, 2014 Conference - Orlando, FloridaMore
The half - cent sales tax to be used to support schools is backed by the Brevard Federation of Teachers.
The elections this year are so important to the future of the Public Schools, Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid. If aren't registered to vote, get out and do it.
The New York State AFL - CIO is coordinating Labor Walks in key cities across the state between now & Election Day. Join them !
Organized and led by TRIF Council 43 President Deb Peterson, unit representatives received valuable information on a variety of topics ranging from Member Services, Legislative Updates, Retirement Security, Pension Information, the importance of VOTE COPE contributions and, of course, executive board members' reports.
NEA's Board of Directors personally lobbied Congress before their recess to address the over emphasis on high stakes standardized testing which is a consequence of No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
Unions and seniors united to appeal to Congress and say with one voice "HANDS OFF SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE!". The rally brought AFSCME, AFL-CIO, AFT, CWA, NEA, SEIU, as well as other organizations together to voice their concern over conservative efforts to voucherize Medicaid and reduce or privatize social security. Senators Warren and Pelosi, Reps Braley, Ellison, Garcia and others addressed the crowd with promises to stand strong.