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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 Endorsements 2017-11-07T09:09:16+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 Products 2017-05-30T14:13:39+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’ Contract 2017-05-17T08:40:22+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 Candidates 2017-05-16T05:39:38+00:00

Tell State Senators to Stop Pumping MILLION$ into Corporate Charters!

The Republican Senate Majority is poised to pass a one-house budget resolution that would bring harmful Betsy DeVos-type proposals right here to New York. They plan to send hundreds of millions of new taxpayer dollars to corporate charter coffers and to eliminate the state's charter school cap. Take action now at the NYSUT Member Action [...]

Tell State Senators to Stop Pumping MILLION$ into Corporate Charters! 2017-08-25T21:12:22+00:00

Help Protect Our Retirees’ Health Benefits

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 state Legislature to remove this [...]

Help Protect Our Retirees’ Health Benefits 2017-03-04T12:15:14+00:00

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

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. With everything that's at stake, [...]

Tell the Senate: Protect Students. Vote No on Gorsuch. 2017-03-04T11:32:31+00:00