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Alumni Profile

Randi Weingarten, '80

2001 Groat Award Recipient

Randi Weingarten ‘80 was honored as the School’s Groat Awardee for 2001, recognizing distinguished contributions in the field of industrial and labor relations and to the School. As president of the UFT, Randi represents more than 140,000 educators, active and retired, in the New York City public school system. She is also vice president of the national, one-million-member American Federation of Teachers, vice president of the New York City Central Labor Council, and a member of the board of directors of the New York State United Teachers. She chairs the city’s Municipal Labor Committee, an organization representing some 100 city-employee unions and 300,000 workers in negotiations on citywide collective bargaining issues.

ILR Connections. Winter 2002

- Randi Weingarten, '80