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  • Council passes contracts for educators

    YONKERS, NY – The Yonkers City Council unanimously approved new long-term labor agreements with the Yonkers Council of Administrators (YCA) and the Yonkers Federation of Teachers (YFT) on Tuesday. The latter contract had been held up by the Council pending an agreement on the immediate implementation of an e-mail policy requiring teachers to respond to parent’s and administrator’s e-mails.

    02/15/2017 3:48 PM

  • Council critical of Yonkers school construction deal

    YONKERS, NY - With a call to "Rebuild our Schools," they asked to be treated like other cities, but what Yonkers school children received was something different entirely. The state legislature passed legislation this week to create the Yonkers Joint Schools Construction Board, which pays Yonkers less than two-thirds of what other upstate cities receive.

    06/17/2016 2:02 PM

  • Union officials who conspired to cover-up child abuse must go

    YONKERS, NY - An undercover investigation by journalists from Project Veritas has gone viral. Pat Puleo and Paul Diamond, president and vice-president of the Yonkers Federation of Teachers, were caught on tape explaining how to sweep allegations of child abuse under the rug.

    06/09/2016 9:47 AM