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The Union Advantage for Women

Labor unions deserve credit for many of the workplace policies that Americans now take for granted—a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, pay for overtime, and protections from health and safety hazards—and the labor movement continues to champion state and local policies such as paid sick days and paid family leave, policies that are beneficial [...]

The Union Advantage for Women 2018-03-24T10:56:15+00:00

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 Budget 2018-03-24T08:48:03+00:00

Get Your Union-made Swag at NYSUT.org

As part of NYSUT's booming "Our Voice, Our Values, Our Union" branding campaign, the union offers a new, online store to purchase branded gear at wholesale prices. You can now get car magnets, yard signs, buttons and stickers at www.nysut.org/gear or www.nysut.org/ShowYourColors. In the next week or two, the online store will also offer t-shirts and polo shirts [...]

Get Your Union-made Swag at NYSUT.org 2018-04-30T13:19:24+00:00

5th Annual East End Experience

It's that time of year again! Join your friends and colleagues for a great day on Long Island's East End! This year's stops include Riverhead Ciderhouse, Laurel Lake, and Jason's Vineyard. Guests will be well-fed and come home with a free souvenir to help remember the occasion

5th Annual East End Experience 2018-03-12T09:13:52+00:00

Catholic Church Files Brief Supporting Union in Janus Case

The Supreme Court is set to hear Janus v. AFSCME on February 26th and both sides are getting all of their documents in. One such document is called an amicus brief, or a friend of the court brief. These are submitted by outside groups to support or lobby for one side in the argument. One particular brief that [...]

Catholic Church Files Brief Supporting Union in Janus Case 2018-01-23T06:00:17+00:00