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by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 08, 2020

Companies Step Up to Save America

In times of crisis, American companies are sometimes asked to step up and help. During World War II, auto companies began producing tanks and during natural disasters, Budweiser cans water instead of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 07, 2020

Teacher Miss You Videos Go Viral

In New York, schools have been closed for three weeks and both teachers and students' lives have been upended. While this crisis is scary for adults, it is even scarier for their students....

by Guest Post | on Apr 06, 2020

Teachers Union Creates Healthcare Heroes Disaster Relief Fund

The following post was written by the New York State United Teachers New York State United Teachers today announced that it has begun accepting donations to the union’s Disaster Relief Fund...

by Guest Post | on Mar 30, 2020

What Grocery Store Workers Need

The editorial below was written by Stuart Appelbaum, President of RWDSU, and first appeared in the NY Daily News. Chilling stories have appeared putting a grim spotlight on the...

by Guest Post | on Mar 13, 2020

Talking to Your Kids about Coronavirus

Points to Emphasize: Adults at home and school are taking care of your health and safety. If you have concerns, please talk to an adult you trust. Not everyone will get the coronavirus (COVID...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 02, 2020

What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus

With Coronavirus hitting the United States and the first deaths were reported this weekend many people have questions about what the virus is and how dangerous it will be. While the news focuses on...

by Brian Young | on Jan 20, 2020

MLK in Pictures

On January 20th we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The noted civil rights leader was also a fighter for union rights. Throughout the Civil Rights movement, Dr. King was the link that...

by Press and Media | on Oct 11, 2019

Social Security Payouts Getting Bigger

The Social Security Adminstration has announced a $24 increase in payments. Find out why this simply isn't enough to keep up with the cost of living below. 

by Guest Post | on Oct 09, 2019

Union Professor Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) today congratulated NYSUT member M. Stanley Whittingham, a distinguished professor of chemistry and materials science at Binghamton University on winning the...

by Guest Post | on Sep 25, 2019

Trump Proposes Cutting School Lunches

Educators are united against President Trump’s proposal to undercut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which would take away food assistance from millions and deny access to free...