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Colleagues, I hope that your summer recess is off to a good start. We, at the RTA, will be addressing several important matters and will occasionally email you to keep you informed. - Sticking with our union. Many of you have received an email from an anti-union and...read more
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The U.S. Education Department is proposing changes to Obama-era rules that offer debt relief for students who were defrauded by their colleges. If you attended a school that misled you or engaged in misconduct, there's a government program called Borrower Defense to...read more
Savvy Sew-ers have Third World children on their mind By John Addyman Dresses made by retired teachers in Rochester have reached girls around the world…Cambonian Girls Gaya Shakes was concentrating on getting the hair just right. Behind her, a boom box was gently...read more
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 is a ruthless and brazen attack on the freedom of working people. It caps off a shocking Supreme Court term, which saw the justices threaten the rights of women, LGBTQ people, Muslims, and now public...read more
Benefits What are the Paid Family Leave benefits? Benefits phase in over four years. During 2018, employees can take up to eight weeks of Paid Family Leave and receive 50% of their average weekly wage (AWW), capped at 50% of the New York State Average Weekly Wage...read more
Interested in 403(b) Tax Sheltered Annuity? Click here to see contact information of any one of Rochester School District approved investment providers.