Activist HotSpot

Boycott Clare Rose Products

May 30, 2017

Stand with striking Clare Rose workers by boycotting these products this grilling season… 10 Barrel Apocalypse IPA 3 Water Amstel Light Beck's Non-Alcoholi Beck's Pilsner Beck's Premier Light Beck's Sapphire Best Damn Cherry Cola Best Damn Cream Soda Best Damn Root Beer Blue Point Arm Chair Nitro Stout Blue Point Blueberry

Urge Congress to Reject Trump and Devos’ Cuts to Education!

May 18, 2017

After President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' education budget was leaked yesterday, it’s no secret that they are out to get public education. In their quest to disinvest in public services and destabilize our public schools, they have proposed to slash vital investments, which would increase class sizes,

Email AT&T CEO to Demand They Settle Workers’ Contract

May 17, 2017

from Jobs with Justice– Telephone and internet giant AT&T rakes in huge profits, earning a record $13 billion last year. Despite massive gains, AT&T executives want the people who make its wireless business so successful to agree to more outsourcing and pay cuts. More than 21,000 people who work for

Endorsements for Local School Board Candidates

May 12, 2017

Amityville Teachers Association Carolyn Dodd (Former Local President and NYSUT retiree)   Babylon Teachers Association The order they appear on the ballot is as follows: 1A. Linda Jurs (incumbent) 2A. Dominick Montalto (incumbent) 4A. Carol Ann Dell'Erba (NYSUT member and incumbent)   Bayport-Blue Point Teachers Association Michael Miller (Incumbent facing

Help Protect Our Retirees’ Health Benefits

March 4, 2017

We must support full reimbursement of IRMAA Medicare premiums from the state. Once again, the 2017-18 Executive Budget proposal significantly alters the reimbursement of Medicare Part B premiums for retirees covered by the New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP). We were successful, in the last few years, convincing the

Tell the Senate: Protect Students. Vote No on Gorsuch.

March 4, 2017

Nearly every issue that affects our public school students and educators makes its way to the Supreme Court. That's why we are telling the Senate that they must oppose Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. Judge Gorsuch cannot be trusted to stand up for students or for public education.