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Join PearUp to Support Morgan Leary

There are only two days left to earn the $1,000 of “free” money for one of our own, Emily Leary’s family. As you know her 6-year old daughter has brain cancer.  We are about 75% of the way to our … Continue reading

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Save the Date! PJSTA/Labor Notes Book Party- 10/16

On October 16th the PJSTA and Labor Notes will be hosting a book party for the book How to Jump-Start Your Union: Lessons from the Chicago Teachers.  The book party will be at Comsewogue High School at 6:00 pm.  Anyone is … Continue reading

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Deadline to Order PJSTA Apparel

Anyone looking to order new PJSTA apparel can do so by clicking here.  The deadline for ordering is Wednesday, September 24th.  The order will be placed on that Thursday and the apparel should be in by early October.  All payments … Continue reading

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De Blasio, Weingarten, Magee, Mulgrew: 4 Biggest Reasons for Cuomo Victory

I have a lot of thoughts to share on the role of our unions in yesterday’s Cuomo victory in the Democratic primary.  Within the next day or two, when I have the time to sit down and get those thoughts … Continue reading

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Cuomo Wins Primary But Has Lost the Faith of NY Dems

If you are into moral victories there were many to be had last night.  Zephyr Teachout, while not winning the primary, garnered nearly 35% of the vote, an astounding total for a virtually unknown candidate facing off against an incumbent … Continue reading

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