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 …

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

Yonkers Public School District Delayed in Mitigating Health and Safety Concerns
By YFT President SAMANTHA ROSADO-CIRIELLO

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YONKERS, NY — August 26, 2020 — On Thursday, August 20 YFT Leadership began building walk-throughs.  We visited PEARLS, Montessori 27, Hostos, Cesar Chavez, Scholastic Academy, Fermi, School 23, and Yonkers Middle High School. What we found (this is not an exhaustive list): Thermometer kiosks have not arrived, attempts were made to arrange student and teacher desks, but most classrooms could …

eHeziYonkers Public School District Delayed in Mitigating Health and Safety Concerns
By YFT President SAMANTHA ROSADO-CIRIELLO

Yonkers Federation of Teachers Union Officials Demand Critical Safety Protocols Be Adopted Before Yonkers Schools Reopen

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YONKERS, NY –  August 8, 2020 — Local unions representing educators and school staff in Yonkers Public Schools today demanded the district coordinate with staff on responsible safety protocols before schools reopen. Today’s comments came in response to the announcement by New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo that schools could reopen under current viral infection rates, but that districts …

TribuneYonkers Federation of Teachers Union Officials Demand Critical Safety Protocols Be Adopted Before Yonkers Schools Reopen