An amendment to the NYSUT Constitution was passed at the 1991 RA that gave birth to Retiree Councils.More
It has been more than 100 days since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell laid down a Supreme Court blockade. It has become a serious campaign issue for both sides. Why does it matter?
Florida has the highest rate of fraud in the nation. Seniors are incredibly vulnerable and fraudsters are incredibly clever. That is a lethal combination.
There has been an assault on benefits by employers, Chambers of Commerce and legislators at the state and federal levels. A growing number of conservative legislators have made it clear they are still committed to destroying traditional benefits, especially pensions and health care.
"The Worst Shooting in America's History" is how the Orlando massacre is being described on the news. Horrific: Tragic: Unbelievable: Unimaginable, these are some of the adjectives being used again.
As a memorial to one of their founding members Virginia King; the Space Coast Unit established The Virginia King Lauch Award. It is given annually to a beginning teacher of early grades in the Brevard Schools. To be eligible for the $250 award the teacher must be a member of the Brevard Federation of Teachers.
ODDS ‘n’ ENDS is the newsletter of NYSUT Retiree Council 43, Teacher Retirees In Florida. It is published bi-monthly, September - August.
May - June 2016
RC 43 President Deb Peterson and HFA Delegate David Dougherty, took the PLEDGE TO VOTE at the 44th NYSUT Representative Assembly.