President Of NYC Teachers' Union Stands Behind Controversial Two-Case COVID Closure Rule
Michael Mulgrew says he's not ready to relax social distancing rules yet either.
Mar 18, 2021 5:17 PM
De Blasio And NYC Teachers Union Are Heading Toward A Showdown Over School Reopenings. Who Will Blink First?
"We are in uncharted waters."
Aug 30, 2020 5:49 PM
NYC Teacher Strike Plans Remain Vague, Union Members Say
"We need to talk to our members, talk about the potential for a big action," one teacher said.
Aug 26, 2020 4:46 PM
De Blasio Contract With Teachers Union Grants $3.4 Billion In Back Pay
The United Federation of Teachers has been operating without a contract since 2009.
Updated: May 1, 2014 5:58 PM
City & Teachers Union Can't Agree, So NYC Schools May Be Out $450 Million
NYC students may miss out on $450 million in funding.
Updated: Jan 17, 2013 4:56 PM
Bloomberg's Comparison Of Teachers Union To NRA Backfires
Critics call his remarks inappropriate, given that teachers died while protecting students at Newtown.
Updated: Jan 7, 2013 9:25 AM
Teachers Union's $1 Mil Ad Campaign Coincides With Release Of Anti-Union Maggie Gyllenhaal Film
The campaign, which will bump up advertising on NY1, ABC, NBC and other local channels, began yesterday, coinciding with the the film Won't Back Down's release.
Updated: Oct 1, 2012 2:43 AM
Whose Leg Do You Have To Hump To Get Fired In Our Schools?
Thanks to the unions it can be quite difficult to fire tenured teachers, even those accused of sexual misconduct.
Updated: Apr 6, 2012 4:42 PM
Teachers Union Says Bloomberg Is Picking A Fight With Them
The fight over teacher evaluations and poorly performing teachers continues.
Updated: Jan 14, 2012 10:39 AM
After Million-Dollar Bungling, Unhappy Cuomo Reportedly Wants Big Education Reforms
Since NY State districts and the teachers union weren't able to agree on teacher evaluations, the schools stand to lose $100 million in federal funds.
Updated: Jan 2, 2012 10:59 AM
East Village Principal's Dress Code Deprives Teachers Of Jeans
The UFT has received a complaint about the rules from at least one teacher, and Hosang will meet a union rep to discuss their legality; he is likely to lose.
Updated: Dec 27, 2011 12:27 PM
Money Doesn't Solve Everything: City Kills Teacher Bonus Program
The city has ended a teacher bonus program that gave out $56 million over three years, because a study found teacher bonuses didn't really help student performance or teachers' attitudes.
Updated: Jul 18, 2011 11:50 AM
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