Contract Tools and Proposals
Tools: resources that can be used in chapters to discuss contract history and how to organize around a contract. Feel free to make copies, modify content, and/or remove logos if that is helpful for you in your organizing work!
Contract presentation and discussion slides - for organizing meetings in chapters, committees, district groups, and working groups.
How has our union bargained throughout its history?
What are the issues you and your co-workers care most about?
How can you take action together?
Use these slides to help guide your discussions.
- Contract demands survey - What do you and other members care most about? What do they want in our next UFT contract? Use this survey to collect and document info.
Proposals: demands will develop as we organize as rank-and-file members. The following are proposals produced by the caucus that begin the process of envisioning contractual demands that would compose part of a campaign built on rank-and-file organizing for the common good
- Class Size Reductions: Reducing class size limitations and strengthening enforcement against violations
- Protections Against Abuse: Preventing abuse and harassment of UFT members by administrators and supervisors