It’s coming down to the wire. This month, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule in a case that could seriously undermine public-sector unions like ours. This case ― Janus v. AFSCME ― is funded by wealthy special interests who have been fighting to destroy your ability to collectively bargain for fair wages, good benefits and a secure retirement for decades.
These are the same forces that tried to push a New York Constitutional Convention down our throats last year.
This video from the Smithtown Teachers’ Association lays out exactly why there is so much at stake for so many workers across our nation, and underscores why we must band together to fight for what is right.
Our movement is too important for us to stand back and let our enemies win. Now, more than ever, it is critical for us to stick with our union.
Andrew Pallotta NYSUT President
Following is an interview with John Mannion, candidate for NYS Senate district 50. John is a NYSUT member, he has the NYSUT early endorsement for this race. Please contact Shelly Chizzonite if you are interested in helping with his campaign.