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”

Avoiding an Existential Teacher Union Crisis

Open Letter to UFT President Michael Mulgrew 1-6-21 To the Honorable Mr. Michael Mulgrew: My name is Michael Kane. I am a special education teacher, UFT member, and steering committee member for an emergency union caucus known as “TEACHERS FOR CHOICE.” I am writing to kindly request that we meet to discuss a coming existentialContinue reading “Avoiding an Existential Teacher Union Crisis”

Protest at UFT Office in Staten Island

by Michael Kane 12-20-20 Yesterday 100 teachers, parents, students, business owners and citizens protested in front of the UFT Office building in Staten Island, NY. We expected hundreds more, but having to cancel our original Wednesday date due to the snow storm, as well as having it on the Saturday before Christmas limited attendance. NewContinue reading “Protest at UFT Office in Staten Island”

UFT Says COVID Vaccine Not Mandatory for Teachers…

…not yet! We Still MUST PROTEST UFT TOMORROW! 12-18-20 UFT President Michael Mulgrew’s recent announcement that the COVID vaccine will not be mandatory for teachers only applies for the time being. In September of 2021 that could definitely change and I am sure Mr. Mulgrew would not argue me on this point. This is whyContinue reading “UFT Says COVID Vaccine Not Mandatory for Teachers…”

OPEN LETTER to UFT President Michael Mulgrew

What is your position on the COVID Vaccine and Teachers? Sent on November 25, 2020, 7am mmulgrew@uft.org To UFT President Mike Mulgrew: I write to you as a UFT member and steering committee member for NY Teachers For Choice who represents the opinion of thousands of UFT members. As you know, we are a grassroots group ofContinue reading “OPEN LETTER to UFT President Michael Mulgrew”

Mulgrew Says All NYC Teachers Must Get COVID Vaccine

Read our OPEN LETTER to Michael Mulgrew HERE Sign our PETITION Against Vaccine Mandates for Educators HERE 11-24-20 United Federation of Teachers (UFT) President Michael Mulgrew stated in a UFT virtual Town Hall meeting yesterday that the COVID vaccine would be mandatory for all NYC teachers by September of 2021. This is according to multipleContinue reading “Mulgrew Says All NYC Teachers Must Get COVID Vaccine”