Yorktown Reaches Labor Agreements With Two Unions

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YORKTOWN, NY — October 15, 2020 – Yorktown officials have concluded labor contract negotiations with the Police Benevolent Association and the Civil Service Employees Association. For the CSEA—the town’s largest union representing 189 employees—the contract calls for no salary increase in 2020 and four annual increases of 2.5%. The PBA’s contract, which covers 59 employees, calls for a 1.5% increase in …

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Yonkers Federation of Teachers Issue Update As of October 2, 2020

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YFT Members, YONKERS, NY —October 3, 2020 — You have always shown up when your students needed you, no matter the challenge. Now it’s time to show up for them again in the fight for health and safety. After exhaustive negotiations on your behalf, we have not yet reached an agreement. We thank you for your patience, your understanding, and …

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YFT (Yonkers Federation of Teachers Releases Letter to Community Highlighting Ongoing School Reopening Issues

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SUMMARY: YFT cites ventilation and window work, lack of key protocols and procedures, inadequate access to PPE as top concerns that still must be addressed YONKERS, NY — The Yonkers Federation of Teachers today released an open letter to the Yonkers Public Schools community to raise awareness of ongoing issues related to the reopening of school buildings this coming Monday …

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Harckham Receives AFL-CIO; Numerous Labor Endorsements in Peekskill

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PEEKSKILL, NY — September 21, 2020 — In a massive show of support, New York State Senator Pete Harckham received endorsements today for his re-election from the New York State AFL-CIO and a number of other labor unions and labor groups during a rally held here at the United Association (UA) Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 21. Surrounded by leaders and …

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YFT Member Action Needed Now!

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Dear YFT Members, The Yonkers Public Schools have only been open a few days and already COVID 19 positive cases are being identified. Any hope that Superintendent Quezada was going to make the health and safety of the district’s employees a priority is quickly dimming. Since the opening of schools at least four schools have COVID positive cases or cases …

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Yonkers Council of PTA/PTSAs Responds to Yonkers Federation of Teachers

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YONKERS, NY — September 5, 2020 — This morning, the YFT issued a one-page memo to its teachers addressing concerns relative to technology and overall safety issues the teachers may face on Tuesday, the first day of school and remote learning. The YCPTA, speaking on behalf of the parents and children of the City of Yonkers, is extremely frustrated that a …

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CSEA Rally to Fight for Reinstatement of 414 Furloughed Bus Monitors – September 9, 2020 @ 4:30pm – YPS Building Library Steps

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CSEA RALLY! ALL CSEA MEMBERS JOIN US TO FIGHT FOR THE REINSTATEMENT OF THE 414 BUS MONITORS WHO WERE FURLOUGHED! WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 YPS Building Library Steps 1 Larkin Center, NY 10701 4:30 PM Please Wear a Mask and CSEA Shirts For More Information Please Contact the CSEA Office TEL: 914-378-4084 “We Are All Inn This Together Until We …

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YFT Executive Board Addresses Hundreds Concerning the Opening of Yonkers PublicSchools

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Dear YFT members, YONKERS, NY — September 5, 2020 — This week, the YFT Executive Board addressed hundreds of questions and concerns about the opening of schools for synchronous remote instruction, the frustratingly inadequate training, and the persistent technological challenges we experienced. Our members faced these challenges with impressive persistence, professionalism, patience, and fortitude. For that we sincerely thank you. …

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CSEA Letter to Bus Monitors
By CSEA 9169 President DULANI TURNER

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This Letter Was First Issued on August 27, 2020 YONKERS, NY — August 28, 2020 — Good  afternoon  CSEA  9169  sisters  and  brothers,  last  night  the  YPS  Board of  Trustees  decided  to  furlough  over  400  Bus  Monitors  from  August  30th,  2020  to October  5th,  2020.  This  news  was  very  disappointing  and  heartbreaking  to  hear.  Our Bus  Monitors  are  close  to  …

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By CSEA 9169 President DULANI TURNER