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2014-02-27 23:26:50

Built on Sitecore CMS, the new site offers improved user experience and a mobile-friendly design. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Verndale is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Member Benefits. NYSUT Member Benefits – which includes the NYSUT Member Benefits Trust & Corporation – endorses approximately 50 programs & services that are available to the more than 600,000 members of NYSUT who currently work or previously...

2013-11-27 12:23:58

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Ohio Nurses Association: American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten will join nurses, elected officials and labor and civic leaders Monday to discuss implementation of the Affordable Care Act and the campaign by nurses at Northside Medical Center to maintain quality patient care. The event will take place at 12:30 p.m. Monday, December 2, 2013, at Youngstown State...

2013-10-21 08:25:38

$1 Million Award to Be Contributed to a Philanthropic Cause JERUSALEM, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Genesis Prize Foundation announced New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg as the recipient of the first ever Genesis Prize, which will be presented by the Prime Minister of Israel, Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu, at a special ceremony in Jerusalem in May. The announcement was made by the Speaker of the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) Yuli Edelstein, who serves as the Chairman of...

2013-09-23 12:26:24

National Union Leader Will Join Picket Line at 7 a.m.; Rally Set for 11 a.m. YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As they press ahead with efforts to reach agreement on a new contract, nurses at Northside Medical Center will stage a one-day, unfair labor practice strike on Tuesday. "We would rather be sitting down at the bargaining table than walking a picket line," said Eric Williams, president of the Youngstown General Duty Nurses Association. "But our...

2013-09-20 16:24:16

National Union Leader Will Join Picketers During One-Day Job Action; Local Members to Gather Sunday Afternoon to Make Picket Signs YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses at Northside Medical Center today moved ahead with preparations for a one-day, unfair labor practice strike at the hospital next week. At the same time, they renewed calls for management to return to the bargaining table. Nurses have pressed Northside management and the Tennessee-based...

2013-07-23 23:25:47

Verndale and NYSUT use co-development model on site redesign, CMS migration and mobile project Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Verndale, an award-winning digital marketing agency, is pleased to announce the launch of New York State United Teachers’ (NYSUT) newly redesigned, responsive, website - nysut.org. Affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association, NYSUT is comprised of more than 600,000 teachers and school-related professionals. To...

2013-06-03 12:31:46

250,000 Teachers and Support Professionals Reach 2.4 Million Downloads WASHINGTON, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the school year comes to an end, the education online platform Share My Lesson has surpassed 250,000 registered teacher members, making it one of the largest online communities for U.S. educators to collaborate and share teaching user-generated resources. Share My Lesson, developed by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) in response to teachers' needs, places a...

2013-05-07 23:04:10

Academy of Education Arts and Sciences acknowledges individuals whose distinguished lifelong commitments to education have made a difference. Los Angeles, CA. (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Today, the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences, comprised of 212 of the nation´s most prominent education leaders, announced that Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, and professor emerita Nancy Carlsson-Paige have been selected to be honored for their lifetime achievements...

2013-03-25 08:23:14

Joins Pre-eminent Global Leaders such as Lord Jonathan Sacks, Fiamma Nirenstein, Natan Sharansky and Yuli Edelstein in Global, Multi-year Effort to Recognize Jewish Achievement and Contribution to Humanity NEW YORK, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Genesis Prize Foundation announced today that Elie Wiesel, the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize Winner and human rights activist, joins distinguished individuals from, Argentina, Canada, Israel, Italy, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom,...

2012-11-08 20:21:24

Nonprofit First Book to Provide New Books to Schools and Programs Devastated by the Storm American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and Albert Shanker Institute to Match All Donations WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, First Book, a nonprofit organization that provides new books to children in need, is raising funds to restock schools and home libraries throughout the affected communities. (Logo:...