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TriBeCa »

Teachers, Nurses and Professors Deserve Contracts First, Union Rep Says

Unions representing teachers, nurses and professors have gone the longest without contracts, reps say.

Park Slope »

De Blasio Names Carmen Farina Schools Leader

Fariña spent four decades in the city's school system, joining Bloomberg's team in 2004.

Washington Heights »

District Leader Candidate Flaunts Union Endorsement That He Never Received

Manny De Los Santos touted his UFT backing, but the union said it doesn't endorse in local races.

New York City »

Mayoral Hopeful Bill Thompson Earns Key Endorsement From UFT

The United Federation of Teachers endorsed former NYC Comptroller Bill Thompson for mayor Wednesday.

New York City »

Teachers' Pension Fund Pledges $1 Billion for Post-Sandy Reconstruction

Former President Bill Clinton said the fund will invest in infrastructure for areas affected by Sandy.

Fort Greene »

Last Hurricane Sandy Evacuees Leave Brooklyn Tech High School Shelter

Brooklyn Technical High School housed hundreds of elderly and ill evacuees.

New York City »

Thousands of City Classes Are Overcrowded, Union Says

A total of 670 schools have overcrowded classes this fall, the United Federation of Teachers said.

Crown Heights »

City Panel Votes to Close 24 Schools

Hundreds gathered Thursday to protest the city's plan to shutter the schools.

Manhattan »

Teachers Union Trusted More than Bloomberg, Poll Finds

More New Yorkers trust the teachers union than the mayor when it comes to policy, a new poll found.

Manhattan »

City's Unwanted Teachers Drift Through a Life in Limbo

Hundreds of teachers are sent to a new school every week. Few expect to land a real job.

Manhattan »

Millions in Funding Lost After Teacher Evaluation Talks Break Down

More than $60 million in federal education cash was suspended after teacher evaluation talks broke down.

Manhattan »

Tax Cut for 4.4M New Yorkers, Tax Hike for 32,000 Millionaires

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a plan Tuesday that would cut taxes for 4.4 million New Yorkers taxpayers.

Downtown »

Occupy Wall Street Gets Porta-Potties

Occupy Wall Street installed three portable toilets outside 52 Broadway, the United Federation of Teachers' headquarters.

Downtown »

Teachers' Union to Store Occupy Wall Street Gear During Cleanup

The United Federation of Teachers will take tents, sleeping bags, and other gear from Occupy Wall Street's Zuccotti Park encampment and store it during Friday's mandatory cleaning.

Downtown »

Unions Join Occupy Wall Street for Largest Protest Yet

Thousands of protesters, accompanied by unions including the TWU, the UFT, and others, are expected to march from Foley Square to Wall Street Oct. 5, 2011.

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