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Today, educators at Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans won their union election 52-12. The election was conducted by the National Labor Relations Board at two of the three campuses for LFNO. The educators, collectively known as Union des Educateurs du LFNO (UELFNO), voted to join the United Teachers of New Orleans (UTNO).

BAE-United Contract Ratification

The contract marks major improvements in pay, retention of important parental leave policies, clear methods for collaboration to problem solve and constantly improve education in the school

Bricolage Academy Educators United, a chapter of the United Teachers of New Orleans, ratified their first collective bargaining agreement April 12, 2024. The Contract was ratified by the Bricolage Board on April 8th, 2024.


UTNO joins our voices with other labor unions across the country to call loudly for a ceasefire as part of the National Labor Network for Ceasefire.


UTNO Statement on Tawfic Abdeljabbar

We deeply mourn the tragic loss of all life, including the recent murder of 17-year-old Tawfic Abdeljabbar, former student of Muslim Academy Gretna Islamic School in the Greater New Orleans region, by an Israeli settler in the West Bank.

Union des Educateurs du LFNO file for a union election

The overwhelming majority of educators at LFNO have already expressed their intent to form a Union with the United Teachers of New Orleans. If the board of LFNO decides not to voluntarily recognize their union, the election conducted by the NLRB will give staff the opportunity to finalize that decision without delay.

MJUE Contract Ratification and Signing

Morris Jeff United Educators Ratify their third Collective Bargaining Agreement with Morris Jeff Community School

Contract includes new paid parental leave, substantial raises, and improvements to educators' quality of life.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - On Tuesday December 19, Morris Jeff United Educators, a chapter of the United Teachers of New Orleans, signed their newest collective bargaining agreement with Morris Jeff Community School.  The Contract was ratified by the MJCS Board on Monday, December 11 and by the Union on Wednesday, December 13. 80% of Union members voted, with 98% in support of ratification. This is the third contract between the Union and the school, and was negotiated over the course of the calendar year.