Mayor and School’s Chancellor Call it Counseling, We Call it Workplace Bullying

Workplace Bullying Awareness week ends tomorrow, but workplace bullying continues and escalates in the New York City Department of Education. I know I don’t write on this blog as often as I used to. There are many reasons for that. Aside from trying to be a better husband and father,… Continue reading

“Issues at Your School” – An email no NYC principal wants to receive

Turning the tables. That’s what progressive caucusUFT Solidaritybegan to do when members contact us that theyareunder warrantless attack. For almost a decade NYC DOE administrators had unfettered power to destroy careers. Problem with a teacher who grieves contractual violations or want to get rid of a pesky chapter leader No… Continue reading

My Official DOE Personnel File Undergoes Cell Division

According to the UFT-DOE Agreement, an employee is supposed to have only one official file. I seem to have several unofficial ones. Grievance time. Continue reading

Easy 2 Yr Solution to ATR Problem -Rate Them Ineffective and Fire Them

What is an Absent Teacher Reserveor ATR and why should you care Wikipedia defines it as:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Absent_Teacher_Reserve —– Absent Teacher Reserverefers to teachers that have lost their daily teaching positions, but are reassigned tosubstitutefor absent teachers or to perform clerical work. Most of the job losses have been due to the… Continue reading