Monday, December 9, 2013
Start: Market & 9th St.
It’s time to fight back against the corporations that are starving our public schools and colleges by not paying their fair share of taxes, who mistreat their workers, and who displace families. Join students, teachers, parents and tenants on December 9th starting at 4:30 p.m. as we march on local corporate tax evaders and expose this Tale of Two Cities. Gather at 4:30 p.m. at Market & 9th. March to Market & 5th St. at 5:00 p.m.
RSVP at www.uesf.org/dec9.
Flyer with more details.
Bad Teacher! How Blaming Teachers Distorts the Bigger Picture
On November 12, 2013, USF School of Education Dean and Education scholar Kevin Kumashiro gave an important lecture on the current debates on educational reform that seem to unquestioningly place blame on public school teachers, teacher unions, and teacher educators for all that is wrong with schools, with little critical questioning of the real, systemic problems. Watch his presentation below…
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Ida B. Wells HS (1099 Hayes St.)
On Wednesday, December 11th at Wells HS, UESF members have the opportunity to share your priorities for upcoming contract negotiations and to meet members of the UESF Bargaining Team. This meeting will give members a chance to discuss in greater detail issues covered in the UESF bargaining survey, and the opportunity to bring up new issues. Bring your comments, concerns, and questions.
Please Note: This event is for UESF members only.
Take the UESF Work Diary Survey
The UESF Elementary Division is building the case that elementary school certificated employees work well beyond the 7-hour workday. Please a take a moment to fill out the UESF Work Diary Survey for any day during the week of November 4-8th to help demonstrate how much unpaid work we all actually do.
The survey should take just a few minutes.
September 30, 2013 – According to the Health Services System, as of June 26, 2013, all married couples in the Heath Service System have the benefit of pre-tax health coverage.
If a UESF member currently has his or her same sex spouse enrolled at HSS as a domestic partner and wishes to enroll him or her as a spouse, the UESF member should submit their marriage certificate to the HSS office.
Certificates can be dropped off at the HSS office at 1145 Market St., 2nd floor. Questions can be directed to Mitchell Griggs, Member Services Manager, at 415-554-0605 or mitchell [dot] griggs [at] sfgov [dot] org.
On October 2, 2013 the UESF Executive Board unanimously passed a resolution officially adding UESF as a supporter of The Principles that Unite Us, a declaration created by dozens of AFT unions, parent and student advocates, and community groups. The principles, listed below, are a collective statement calling for full support for students and educators, including a call to action. Continue reading
Cidque Du Soleil’s new show, Amaluna, will plan in San Francisco from November 15th to January 12th. In a special deal for UESF members, tickets are available starting at $42.
Instructions on how to get tickets.
UESF office (2310 Mason St.)
Offered by Mosher Financial
- CalSTRS Formula and Options
- Recent CalSTRS Benefit Changes
- Defined Benefit vs. Defined Contribution Plans
- Inflation Protection – Pension Maximization
For more information and to RSVP, click here.