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MEMORANDUM

 

 

Memo To:   All Buffalo Teachers

From:         Philip Rumore, President, BTF

Date:          November 15, 2021

 

Subject:     COVID-19 Survey Results - Concurrent/Simultaneous Negotiations


BTF COVID-19 Survey
Thus far, 1647 teachers have responded to our BTF COVID-19 survey. The results are:



5. I support mandated COVID-19 vaccination of teachers/staff with religious and/or an individual's doctor-supported physical exemption.

  • Agree 54.28% (894)
  • Disagree 34.37% (566)
  • No Position 11.35% (187)


If those who voted no position were removed, the percentages are as follows:

  • Agree 61%
  • Disagree 39%

 

6. I do not support mandating COVID-19 vaccination of teachers/staff as it is a violation of a person's individual and/or constitutional rights.

  • Agree 36.48% (587)
  • Disagree 52.89% (851)
  • No Position 10.63% (171)

 

If those who voted no position were removed, the percentages are as follows:

  • Agree 40%
  • Disagree 60%

 

7. I support the mandated wearing of masks by teachers/staff in school.

  • Agree 63.31% (1044)
  • Disagree 27.71% (457)
  • No Position 8.98% (148)

 

If those who voted no position were removed, the percentages are as follows:

  • Agree 70%
  • Disagree 30%

 

8. I do not support mandating the wearing of masks by teachers as it is a violation of a person's individual and/or constitutional rights.

  • Agree 26.42% (427)
  • Disagree 61.76% (998)
  • No Position 8.98% (191)

 

If those who voted no position were removed, the percentages are as follows:

  • Agree 30%
  • Disagree 70%

 

9. I support mandatory COVID-19 testing for teachers who have not provided proof of vaccination.

  • Agree 66.87% (1104)
  • Disagree 25.26% (417)
  • No Position 7.87% (130)

 

If those who voted no position were removed, the percentages are as follows:

  • Agree 73%
  • Disagree 27%

 

10. I do not support mandatory COVID-19 testing of teachers who have not provided proof of vaccination as it is a violation of a person's individual and/or constitutional rights.

  • Agree 26.83% (433)
  • Disagree 63.88% (1031)
  • No Position 8.98% (150)

 

If those who voted no position were removed, the percentages are as follows:

  • Agree 30%
  • Disagree 70%

 

 

Concurrent/Simultaneous Non-Education
The District is still refusing to end concurrent/simultaneous negotiations. To assist us, please provide the following information (Click Here). Please indicate if any students that have been suspended, are being taught concurrently.

 

Our next negotiations session is scheduled for Friday, November 19, 2021.

 

Please stay well. Take no chances.

 

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