New Action at the UFT Executive Board 2010 – 2011
SOME ISSUES TAKEN UP BY OUR
NEW ACTION/UFT EXEC BOARD MEMBERS
Part I 2010 – 2011
New Action receives reports of U-ratings for ATRs. Questions how many them.
New Action calls for a contract update
New Action asks for report on “rubber rooms”
New Action introduces resolution to Support President Obama’s Plan to End the Bush Tax Cuts for the Wealthiest 2%
New Action initiates support for March on Washington on October 2, 2010
New Action calls for report on special education reorganization
New Action calls for support for ATRs when agreement expires November 2010
New Action calls for a report on UFT endorsed charter schools
Bipartisan Social and Economic Justice Committee passes rent control resolution
New Action mobilizes for demonstration against Principal Bost at the Theodore Roosevelt Campus in the Bronx
New Action speaks in favor of Resolution Promoting Diversity in Teaching Force
New Action challenges Bloomberg dictate/guidelines on granting tenure
Bipartisan Social and Economic Justice Committee gets resolution passed on Reducing the Environmental Footprint. Calls for an end to plastic bottles at UFT and for recycling bins.
New Action exposes SESIS as a “nightmare.” Calls for help for our members
New Action asks for follow-up of Diversity resolution passed in January
New Action is credited at UFT Exec. Bd. For bringing Wisconsin resolution to the union.
New Action brings resolution in Support of Fired Puerto Rican Leadership.
New Action initiates resolution in Support of Puerto Rican Teachers Federation Leadership
New Action calls on UFT to support the April 9 anti-war demonstration
New Action successfully calls on union to notify all Chapter Leaders and Delegates to participate in the Commemoration of the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
New Action warns that any new teacher evaluation system must have a fair appeals process, unlike the one currently in existence
New Action initiates and passes resolution to designate May 1, 2011 as Holocaust Remembrance Day
New Action supports No-layoff agreement which saves 4,400 jobs