Instructions to Leave the United Federation of Teachers Union (UFT)

From Michael Kane and TEACHERS FOR CHOICE 8-27-21 As many of you know I publicly announced I am leaving my union, the UFT, during TEACHERS FOR CHOICE’s August 25th protest at City Hall. Leaving the union does not mean I am leaving my NYC DOE job, not at all. It just means I will noContinue reading “Instructions to Leave the United Federation of Teachers Union (UFT)”

Governor Cuomo Orders NY Teachers Must Report When They Receive a COVID Vaccine

*Sign our petition against vaccine mandates for educators HERE 2-23-21 Never in history have New York teachers been required to submit medical records to their employer, until now. Is this legal? Under Cuomo’s Emergency Powers, he can do virtually whatever he wants (unless it breaks federal law). Here is what EO 202.95 says regarding teachersContinue reading “Governor Cuomo Orders NY Teachers Must Report When They Receive a COVID Vaccine”

Did Randi Weingarten Just Back Off Her Forced Vaccination Rhetoric?

by Michael Kane 2-14-21 Crystal Lewis of THE CHIEF continues to produce critical reporting on COVID vaccination and American educators. On February 11th she wrote the following: Backs Off ‘Mandatory’ Although many Teachers see the vaccine as key to restoring full-time in-person learning, Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, backed off previousContinue reading “Did Randi Weingarten Just Back Off Her Forced Vaccination Rhetoric?”

UFT President Mulgrew States COVID Vaccination is a Teacher CHOICE

by Michael Kane 2-5-21 I was very happy to hear UFT President Michael Mulgrew reiterate that getting the COVID vaccine is a choice for every teacher to make individually. On February 4th, during a telephonic town hall meeting that New York Senator Chuck Schumer spoke at, over 20,000 UFT members heard Mulgrew strongly encourage everyoneContinue reading “UFT President Mulgrew States COVID Vaccination is a Teacher CHOICE”

UFT President Mulgrew Responds to Our COVID Vaccine Concerns

…well, not really, but kind of by Michael Kane 1-13-21 In the January 8th edition of THE CHIEF the featured article is on the UFT’s rollout of the COVID vaccine. There is an entire section that quotes my January 6th Open Letter to UFT President Mr. Michael Mulgrew, and gets a response to it fromContinue reading “UFT President Mulgrew Responds to Our COVID Vaccine Concerns”