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RC 23 President Dennis Flamenbaum has provided a link to the Spring 2015 edition of Retiree Organizer, the NYSUT newletter for retiree leaders.


http://www.irs.govAny legitimate inquiry from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will only come by mail.  The IRS does not make phone contacts nor use email or text messages.

Last month the IRS reported that phone scammers have targeted more than 366,000 people in 2015.  The scammers are often aggressive and make threats about penalties.  They may even have your Social Security number.  What they want is a credit and/or debit card number.  If you receive such a call, hang up.  If you know you do not owe any taxes and have no reason to think otherwise, call the Treasury Department’s tax


NYSUT is partnering with the Working Families Party and other allied organizations to build a Progressive Candidate Pipeline Project. As part of this project, Zephyr Teachout will be a speaker at two events on Long Island entitled, “Why She Runs”. Teachout will be speaking along with other local officials about the need to have people, who have our interest in mind, to step up and run for office.  

Please join us for this fun and important step in our advocacy.
For questions please call Jeff Friedman L.I. Regional Political Organizer (516) 670-7834
June 10 at NYSUT Suffolk Regional
NYSUT is proud to present the Spring 2015 issue of our quarterly Member Benefits E-Direct electronic newsletter. Click here to view this e-newsletter. The publication includes embedded links that will allow you to learn more about our various endorsed programs & services. We hope that you will find the content useful.
Each issue of this electronic publication is put together with great thought and effort as we strive to ensure that we offer helpful hints and tips to our members -- an added benefit of NYSUT membership provided at no cost to NYSUT members. We want all NYSUT members to know that

NYSCUT has announced that with 566 school districts reporting, voters adoped 558 school budgets and defeated just eight, for a pass rate of 99 percent. In 2014 98.2 percent of the budgets passed, and in 2013 the passage rate was 95.3 percent.

NYSUT Executive Vice President Andrew Pallotta said a $1.3billion state aid increase is enabling school districts in some parts of the state to begin restoring programs and staff, but the increase still was not enough to overcome the impact of many years of state aid cuts imposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Meanwhile, he said, the undemocratic tax cap is denying


Tuesday, May 19th is the vote for School Budget and Board of Education Members in all New York State school districts. Support Education and vote in your home district.