Apr

16

NYSUT Offices

NYSUT Offices will be closed until May 1, 2020. However, NYSUT will remain open for business during this time as our staff work remotely from their homes. Please call your regional office and someone will assist you. You may also leave a message and a staff member will return your call as soon as possible. […]

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Mar

11

Press Release: Amid coronavirus, NYSUT urges unions, administrators to maintain an open dialogue about health, safety and education

Amid coronavirus, NYSUT urges unions, administrators to maintain an open dialogue about health, safety and education ALBANY, N.Y. March 11, 2020 — As school districts grapple with the effects of coronavirus statewide, New York State United Teachers is urging local officials to ensure the needs of students, staff and families are fairly and adequately met […]

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Mar

06

Press Release: NYSUT ‘Fund Our Future’ bus tour draws attention to underfunding of North Country schools

NYSUT ‘Fund Our Future’ bus tour draws attention to underfunding of North Country schools WATERTOWN, N.Y.  March 6, 2020 — New York State United Teachers is visiting Watertown schools today to draw attention to the severe impact a lack of state funding has had on schools in the North Country and across the state. Union […]

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Mar

05

Media Advisory: NYSUT brings ‘Fund Our Future’ bus tour to Watertown Friday

NYSUT brings ‘Fund Our Future’ bus tour to Watertown Friday WATERTOWN, N.Y. March 5, 2020 — New York State United Teachers is bringing its Fund Our Future statewide bus tour to the North Country on Friday, with stops at two schools in Watertown. The goal is to draw attention to the severe impact a lack of […]

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Mar

03

Press Release: Hundreds of union members, activists rally for taxes on ultrawealthy

Hundreds of union members, activists rally for taxes on ultrawealthy ALBANY, N.Y.  March 3, 2020 — More than 500 union members and activists converged on the state Capitol Tuesday to demand new taxes on the ultrawealthy in the upcoming state budget and press for significant investments in public services that millions of New Yorkers rely on. […]

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Mar

02

Hundreds of union members, activists to rally for taxes on ultrawealthy in Albany Tuesday

Hundreds of union members, activists to rally for taxes on ultrawealthy in Albany Tuesday         ALBANY, N.Y. March 2, 2020 — More than 500 union members and activists from across New York will rally in Albany Tuesday afternoon to demand new taxes on the ultrawealthy in the upcoming state budget amid the need for significant investments […]

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Feb

26

Press Release: NYSUT: BOCES needs must be taken care of in state budget

NYSUT: BOCES needs must be taken care of in state budget ALBANY, N.Y. Feb. 26, 2020 — New York State United Teachers members and students from BOCES programs across New York will converge on Albany today to push back on changes to how BOCES programs are funded. The union warns the changes could limit students’ […]

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Feb

20

ECB Media Advisory: Educational Conference Board to outline state budget, teacher shortage recommendations at legislative briefing Friday

Educational Conference Board to outline state budget, teacher shortage recommendations at legislative briefing Friday ALBANY, N.Y. Feb. 20, 2020 — Representatives from the New York State Educational Conference Board (ECB) will outline state budget recommendations and actions needed to address teacher shortages at a briefing for legislators, legislative staff and media on Friday from 10 a.m. […]

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Feb

14

Press Release: NYSUT launches ad campaign demanding new tax on the ultrawealthy to support public investments

NYSUT launches ad campaign demanding new tax on the ultrawealthy to support public investments ALBANY, N.Y.  Feb. 14, 2020 — New York State United Teachers today launched an ad campaign highlighting the need for new taxes on the ultrawealthy to raise revenue for critical investments in public education. The campaign will feature a series of […]

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Feb

11

Press Release: NYSUT: State must make major investment in K-12 education to ‘fund our future’

NYSUT: State must make major investment in K-12 education to ‘fund our future’ ALBANY, N.Y.  Feb. 11, 2020 — New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta will testify today at a joint legislative budget hearing on K-12 education that schools statewide need a significant new investment from the state to address issues that range […]

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