Joan Perrini ED 52 Director, Karen Magee NYSUT President with RC 43 President Deb Peterson who is one of the 2014 AFT Living the Legacy Award winners.More
Judy Austin has a long, strong history of service to NYSUT and , since 1995, to TRIF as well as her community and her family. A math teacher from Troy, NY, Judy was well suited to activism, service and money matters. She loved her job teaching and working in various capacities of union service during those years.
The AFL-CIO, AFSME and the teachers unions have asked all union members to stand together in solidarity. ALL unions are under attack by coalitions of conservative and 'neocons' who want to dismantle and discredit the power and influence of workers. Whether fighting increasing the minimum wage, assaulting pensions or privatizing, their message is consistent in all 50 states.
This recently ended Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) closed with the most contentious rulings handed down in a long time.
The Roberts Court, under the direction of Chief Justice Roberts, has made historic rulings expanding the scope of corporation rights unprecedented in American history, denying women rights in several circumstances and narrowing or otherwise undermining union bargaining rights.
Deb Peterson President of RC 43, received one of the AFT Living the Legacy Awards at the 2014 AFT Convention.
RC 43's Fall Conference will be on September 23, 2014 at Spring Hill Suites Orlando Airport. The day will be informative. Paul Pecorale newly elected NYSUT Vice President & David Keefe our rep to the NYSTRS are on the list of speakers for the day.
We all have family or friends who are victims of the decline in manufacturing jobs. New York State is contributing to the problem by outsourcing materials for infrastructure projects to foreign countries. Contact your legislators & urge them to co -sponsor the New York State Buy American Act. Help our brothers & sisters members of the New York State AFL -CIO.