|UFT "President" Mike Mulgrew|
For years here in New York City, the UFT has been the willing partner with the New York City Department of Education in removing teachers from their assignments, keeping hands off while so-called "investigators" lie about members who are alleged to be either incompetent or guilty of various acts of misconduct, and not representing members in good faith in the grievance procedure.
|Randi Weingarten on tenure, 2010|
Now Randi, who just won a third term as AFT President with 98% of the vote, says its ok to compromise and go along with the Plan of education reformers, as she is quoted by Reuters:
Weingarten rebuffed her critics in the union for mistaking collaboration with surrender and said her overwhelming victory in the election showed rank-and-file members supported the move.
But critics say,
Let's remember 2009:
|Randi Weingarten and Mayor Mike Bloomberg|