May is Labor History Month, and since the Haymarket Riot in Chicago in 1886, May 1 has held a special significance for the American Labor movement. Click HERE for a list, compiled by the Illinois Labor History Society, of historical labor events that occurred during the month of May.
On Wednesday, April 25, CSA President Mark Cannizzaro joined Mayor de Blasio, Council Speaker Johnson and Chancellor Carranza at a City Hall press conference to unveil an additional $125 million annual investment in Fair Student Funding for New York City public schools.
Earlier this month, the council partnered with CSA’s position to increase dollars sent directly to school budgets when it released its official response to the mayor’s proposed budge
On Tuesday, Assemblywoman Shelley Mayer won a Westchester Senate seat in District 37, giving Democrats a one-person majority in New York State’s Senate.
The CSA Executive Board voted unanimously to endorse Mayer on April 11. She has always been a strong advocate of CSA and a lifelong advocate of strong public schools. As an Assemblywoman for District 90 since 2012, she has helped deliver record funding for local schools and secured over half a billion
David Grandwetter, the general counsel for CSA, argues in the April issue of the CSA News that to decide for Janus, the Supreme Court Justices must first jettison stare decisis.
Having heard oral argument on Feb. 26, the Supreme Court is now deliberating Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31. A decision is expected no later than the end of June. Most Court observers heard nothing dur
On April 9, CSA President Mark Cannizzaro, alongside other labor leaders and government officials, joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo as he signed legislation to help public sector unions streamline the recruitment and retention of members.
In anticipation of an adverse Supreme Court decision in the pending case of Janus v. AFSCME, the new law stipulates th
On April 10, the New York City Council released its official response to the mayor’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year. After hearing CSA President Mark Cannizzaro’s testimony in March calling for all schools to be brought to 100% Fair School Funding, the Council’s response adopted CSA’s position that the DOE reallocate funds to increa
On Wednesday April 11, CSA stood with The Campaign for Children and members of District Council 1707 to urge the de Blasio administration to create salary parity among early child education teachers and directors.
On the steps of City Hall, Rosemarie Sinclair, CSA First Vice President, spoke alongside other notable union leaders and city officials about the importance of early childhood education and lauded the valuable contributions of ECE directors an
‘The Week of the Young Child’ is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, and families. To read more, click HERE.