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Reminder to PJSTA Members: Wear Red Tomorrow!

Just a reminder to all PJSTA members to wear red tomorrow as a show of solidarity and support for our brothers and sisters in the CTU who will be on strike in the morning, barring a last minute settlement.  Last … Continue reading

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PJSTA Resolution in Support of the CTU

Passed unanimously by the Port Jefferson Station Teachers Association’s executive board…   WHEREAS the Chicago Teachers Union has been negotiating since 2014 for a just contract, and WHEREAS Chicago students and teachers have faced attacks on public education that mirror … Continue reading

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Chicago Teachers Union Headed for a Strike

Four years ago we covered the successful teachers strike in Chicago.  It looks like they are headed there again this fall.  You can take a look here at WBEZ in Chicago’s helpful graphic on the issues at stake along with … Continue reading

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PJSTA In Solidarity With Striking Verizon Workers

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 … Continue reading

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The CTU’s One-Day Strike

Today Chicago’s teachers waged a one-day strike.  The strike was not just for a new contract, but for a just public education system for the city’s students.  There are a couple of essential pieces to read regarding the strike.  I’ll … Continue reading

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