domestic violence awareness

Equity conversation must include keeping women safe

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. There is a good chance that at least one person you know has been affected by domestic violence.
Sen. Robert Jackson, left, and President Pallotta rally supporters at a Fund Our Future event in the Capitol in 2020. Jackson was on the original CFE lawsuit in 1993.

A victory three decades in the making

NYSUT and its allies in the decades-long fight for fair and equitable funding in education are celebrating a huge victory this week.
Kermit Wamsley

Capital region band director Kermit Wamsley hits all the right notes

When Kermit Wamsley snaps his fingers, a lot of people snap to attention. That’s because he’s a middle school band director, calling budding musicians and singers to action. He’s also front and center as a director for the all-male Electric City Chorus, an a cappella group that lifts spirits in its performances while raising money for charities and for music scholarships for students.
Eldred Central School District Faculty Association

Local unions make their own harvest

A group of local unions in the mid-Hudson region are collecting cans and boxes of food to donate to local food pantries in a collective union effort across the Hudson Valley.
Hispanic Heritage Event

Event celebrates Hispanic excellence and achievement

NYSUT Secretary Treasurer J. Philippe Abraham welcomed two Latina trailblazers as part of “Celebrando Nuestra Hispanidad,” NYSUT’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration — NYS Education Commissioner Betty Rosa and Evelyn DeJesus, American Federation of Teachers’ executive vice president.
student loans

Public Service Loan Forgiveness gets major overhaul

In a huge win for educators and other public service workers, the Biden administration this week announced a much-needed overhaul of the broken Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. Unions have been pushing hard for the changes, which are expected to help more than half a million borrowers move closer to loan forgiveness.




600000 +


local unions

1200 +

Local Unions

rosie's arm

250000 +

Actions Per Year

NYSUT Footer
Our Voice, Our Values, Our Union