ALBANY, N.Y. Feb. 15, 2017 -- New York State United Teachers today released the following statement after the withdrawal under fire of Andy Puzder's nomination as U.S. Labor Secretary:
"The withdrawal of Andy Puzder's nomination reminds us of the power of our collective voices. It reflects the power of those voices, speaking out for workers, to force change."
New York State United Teachers is a statewide union with more than 600,000 members in education, human services and health care. NYSUT is affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association and the AFL-CIO.