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Speak Up Now to Help Shape the State Budget

Budget talks are coming down to the wire. Take action now at the MAC to urge lawmakers to reject proposals that would shift additional special education costs from the state to local districts and allow school districts, BOCES, and private schools to petition the State Education Department for "flexibility" in complying with certain special education requirements. Also [...]

Speak Up Now to Help Shape the State Budget2018-03-24T08:48:03+00:00

Sign to Co-Sponsor the Constitutional Amendment to end Citizens United:

The Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision allowed big money to dominate American elections. Now, right-wing billionaires and corporations are free to spend unlimited amounts to elect their favored candidates. The vast majority of Americans support common-sense campaign finance reform. But getting Congress to take action won’t be easy. That’s why we need you with us. Sign [...]

Sign to Co-Sponsor the Constitutional Amendment to end Citizens United:2018-03-02T17:25:09+00:00

Tell the Supreme Court: Protect working people’s right to organize!

Fifty years ago this month, two young black sanitation workers were killed on the job in Memphis. The tragedy sparked the historic “I AM A MAN” strike, with 1,300 black workers joined by Martin Luther King, Jr. in demanding recognition of their union (AFSCME), basic safety standards and a decent wage. This month, 50 years [...]

Tell the Supreme Court: Protect working people’s right to organize!2018-02-10T06:47:12+00:00

Suffolk County Legislative Endorsements

Support These Candidates! In addition to their many other roles, Suffolk County legislators play an important role in governing our local community colleges, including approving their budgets and contracts. Our sisters and brothers at the Faculty Association of Suffolk Community College have made the following endorsements for Suffolk County Legislature. Your support for these candidates [...]

Suffolk County Legislative Endorsements2017-11-07T09:09:16+00:00

Boycott Clare Rose Products

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 Ale Blue Point Citrus Plunge [...]

Boycott Clare Rose Products2017-05-30T14:13:39+00:00

Grad teachers are standing up to Yale. Sign now to show your support!

Yale is one of the most prestigious and influential universities in America. Every year, the school recruits from the best and brightest students and teachers in the world to create an academic environment that should be a shining example of what the best college education in the United States should be. But its efforts to [...]

Grad teachers are standing up to Yale. Sign now to show your support!2017-05-23T05:47:19+00:00

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

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, cut professional development and reduce [...]

Urge Congress to Reject Trump and Devos’ Cuts to Education!2017-05-18T14:09:59+00:00

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

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 AT&T Wireless are ready to [...]

Email AT&T CEO to Demand They Settle Workers’ Contract2017-05-17T08:40:22+00:00

Endorsements for Local School Board Candidates

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 challenges) Daniene Byrne (Incumbent facing [...]

Endorsements for Local School Board Candidates2017-05-16T05:39:38+00:00