Month: May 2016
Today the PJSTA dropped off two cases of water on ice for striking Verizon workers picketing along Middle Country Road in front of the Verizon Wireless store at Smith Haven Mall. The workers, members of the Communications Workers of America union, are on the 45th day of their strike.
The United Federation of Teachers, the country’s largest teacher union local, has wrapped up their 2016 elections and results are due back today. President Michael Mulgrew, who infamously threatened Common Core opponents with violence, was being opposed by opt-out activist Jia Lee. Though a victory for Lee would seem to be a no-brainer to most …
The Comsewogue School District’s budget vote resulted in an approved budget in overwhelming fashion as the “Yes” votes garnered more than 80% of the vote. PJSTA endorsed candidates Fran Blatter and Robert DeStefano were re-elected. Thank you to the Comsewogue community for their support of our schools!
You can click here to access the list of school board candidates who have been endorsed by the teacher union locals in those districts. This includes every local on Long Island who has shared their endorsements with us. Additionally you can click here to see the candidates who have been endorsed by Long Island Opt-Out.