AFT vows to fight back against attacks on teachers, unions

AFT convention delegates unanimously passed a special order of business—recommended by the executive council—to fight back against attacks on unions and teachers like Vergara v. California and Harris v. Quinn, and to fight forward to reclaim the promise of America.


Welcome to RC#45 !! (shown in spring green below)

Spring General Membership Meeting

We hope to see you on Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 !                                     

This Luncheon meeting will be held at the CNY Living History Center* in Homer, NY  (*Ranked #4 of 14 attractions in Cortland by Tripadvisor -5 out of 5 !)

More information and a registration form can be found in the June SPOTLIGHT Newsletter.  Open NEWS tab, click on 'Publications and Reports' where you will find the June 2014 SPOTLIGHT.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) ???

Click on this link to find answers to these FAQs-

  • What is a ‘Retiree Council’ ?
  • What is ‘RC 45’ ?
  • Who belongs to RC 45 ?
  • How can I join ?
  • What does it cost to join ?
  • What does RC 45 do ?  
  • Why get involved ?
  • How to get involved ?
  • How is RC 45 represented on the NYSUT Board of Directors ?
  • What other benefits will I reap as a NYSUT retiree ?



Staff Recognition Award

The NYSUT Retiree Council 45 Board of Directors is sponsoring an ongoing 'Staff Recognition Award' and has designed a 'Staff Recognition Application' to be used to nominate outstanding staff members serving in districts within 'Election District' (ED) 45. Completed forms are submitted to Brenda Comolli (151 State Route 23, Cincinnatus, NY 13040) They will be reviewed periodically by the Board. The Application Form can be found and downloaded here: