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Support for Federal Employees on Long Island

Whitten Sabbatini for The New York Times Today is day 35 of the federal government shutdown. Impacted federal employees have now gone without two paychecks.   There are 26,000 federal employees who live in Suffolk and Nassau.  With numbers like that, it wouldn't be surprising to learn that we have members whose families have been impacted.  Beyond them, we have students, patients, clients [...]

Support for Federal Employees on Long Island2019-03-14T13:57:36-04:00

Be a “Force for Good’

HHHTA / NYSUT Phone Banks The freeze on APPR is coming to an end. Last year, we had the votes we needed in the State to remove high stakes testing from our evaluation system, but it didn't happen because elected leaders held us and our students hostage in an attempt to get hundreds of millions [...]

Be a “Force for Good’2018-10-16T12:46:02-04:00

It’s Already Starting! | HHHTA

Anti-Union Organizations Targeting School Employees through Work Email We knew this would happen. Anti-union organizations have been waiting for this opportunity for decades. By now, many of you have already seen solicitations from organizations like the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, the Right to Work Foundation and the Freedom Foundation. Emails from Mackinac, in particular, [...]

It’s Already Starting! | HHHTA2018-07-02T14:34:11-04:00

SCOTUS Janus Decision is An Attack On All of US… But We Shall Overcome | HHHTA

Wages stagnate across the country. People struggle to save for retirement and they worry about rising medical and higher education costs. Women and minorities still make less for the same work as their white male counterparts. And workers here have fewer rights and protections than those in any other developed country. Americans know what [...]

SCOTUS Janus Decision is An Attack On All of US… But We Shall Overcome | HHHTA2018-07-02T14:55:09-04:00

Steve Stern Phone Banks, Library Vote, Volleyball, Bus Duty

Help at the Phone Banks 4/12 and 4/19 Although we don't always realize it, having the right people in Albany can have a huge impact on things that matter to us. From school funding, to teacher evaluations, to state testing and union rights, the State Assembly plays a huge role in legislating [...]

Steve Stern Phone Banks, Library Vote, Volleyball, Bus Duty2018-04-09T14:34:02-04:00

School Safety, Student Walkouts, State Tests and More

School Safety School safety continues to dominate conversation in and around our schools. Building and Central Administration have committed to listening to staff throughout the district so we can work together to identify and address areas that need concern. This should be a collaborative process, so we encourage members to reach out [...]

School Safety, Student Walkouts, State Tests and More2018-03-12T10:01:04-04:00

Janus, School Safety and More

Supreme Court Hears Janus Case Aimed at Weakening Unions, Harming Workers By now, many of you have already heard of the Janus case that threatens all unions, members and collectively bargained contracts across the entire country. Many of you have read the recent email from Randi Weingarten, the president of AFT, our national union. As she [...]

Janus, School Safety and More2018-02-28T14:04:01-05:00

Cert Workshop, APPR, Bus Duty and Opportunities

New Date for Certification Workshop This month's Certification Workshop was cancelled due to weather. The event is being rescheduled for March 14th, again, at 4:00 at the Lecture Hall in HSE. If you have questions about certification requirements, how many hours you need to fulfill with the State, what counts for those [...]

Cert Workshop, APPR, Bus Duty and Opportunities2018-02-09T15:16:09-05:00

Payroll and Benefit Issues in HHH

Payroll and Benefit Issues in HHH For several months now, we've had to work through a constant stream of problems stemming from the finance, payroll and benefit departments at district office. Problems in other offices across the district sometimes contribute to the struggles many members have faced receiving payment for  work done. Widespread [...]

Payroll and Benefit Issues in HHH2017-12-19T21:32:09-05:00