RC 10 will hold another Joy Bear Workshop on Wednesday, October 26 from 10 am to 12 noon at NYSUT on Route 7 in Latham. Joy Bears are decorated teddy bears that are given to cancer patients to provide comfort as they undergo chemo treatment.More
In February 1864, Kate Mullany, a young Irish immigrant, formed and led America's first all-female Union -- The Troy Collar Laundry Union -- on a successful strike winning a 25 percent wage increase and improved safety and working conditions. Mullany became nationally prominent, serving as the first woman officer of a national union.
YOU can make a difference in this election by volunteering to phone bank for NYSUT-endorsed candidates during these crucial last weeks of this year's election.
By Dr. Lou D'Aquila, D.A., CFT, ET
Notice to all NYSTRS Retirees and others belonging to selected eligible NYS pension systems (prior to May 31 2016) who are U.S. Military Veterans:
RC 10 held the annual Fall Luncheon on October 6, 2016 and welcomed new retirees. The event was held at the spectacular Longfellows Restaurant in Saratoga and 48 members were in attendance, including new retirees Karen Harris, Mary Kruchinski, Charlene Perrucio, and Suzanne Wallace.
Dr. Alan Chartock, professor emeritus at the University at Albany and host of the weekly Capitol Connection series on public radio, believes that a Constitutional Convention for New York State is a very bad idea. NYSUT also warns that a Constitutional Convention would open the door to changes that could negatively effect pensions and other social programs.