Justice Ginsburg left indelible mark on equity, education

In vigils around the country, mourners honored Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — her life, her 27 years of service on the Supreme Court and the gains she helped achieve for education, women’s rights, and desegregation, among many other achievements.
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NYSUT files lawsuits over remote work denials

To protect the health and safety of members, NYSUT filed two lawsuits in September, one against the Watkins Glen Central School District in Schuyler County, another against the Yonkers City School District in Westchester County. The lawsuits challenge the districts’ policies and allege that their telework accommodation denials conflict with mandatory guidance from New York State’s Department of Health.
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NYSUT statement on the death of Eadie Shanker

“The NYSUT family is saddened to hear of the passing of Eadie Shanker. Eadie’s commitment to labor and education served as an inspiration to scores of unionists. She helped lay the foundation for our union and her work has touched the lives of so many. Eadie will be missed, but her legacy will live on.”
 O-N BOCES TA President Deborah Hillburn.

Orleans-Niagara BOCES TA files complaint charging unsafe school reopening

The Orleans-Niagara BOCES Teachers Association has filed a Public Employee Health and Safety (PESH) complaint with the Department of Labor, charging the Orleans-Niagara BOCES has ignored the state’s COVID-19 protocols to protect students and staff.

NYSUT files lawsuit against state over school funding cuts

NYSUT today filed suit against the state over reductions in state school aid for districts across New York, seeking the release of money withheld in July, August and September and an injunction against future withholding of or delayed school funding payments.
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FREE NYSUT poster celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

The poster is available for download in English-language and Spanish-language versions; limited quantities are free for NYSUT members and leaders via the statewide union’s online Publications Ordering Catalog




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