The potential class action lawsuit against the DOE for their discriminatory treatment of the ATRs has been extended to February 28th. To join the lawsuit it cost $250. Attorney Bryan Glass has agreed to file the lawsuit and he has an excellent reputation. Mr. Glass has worked for both the DOE and NYSUT as an attorney both prosecuting and representing teachers at their 3020-a discipline hearings.
The class action lawsuit will show that the DOE discriminated against veteran excessed teachers by implementing policies that penalized schools who hired a veteran teacher. Providing field supervisors who gave out bogus observations on ATRs who were assigned classes where they didn't know the students and had no ability to affect their grades . Refused to allow ATRs who came out of discipline to be hired by a school, despite being found innocent of the major charges against them. Made it difficult for ATRs to apply for per session grading and other activities.
You can read the summary at Glass Krakower LLP
The link can be found Here.