Union Leaders on Need to Know Rochester

RTA President Adam Urbanski

This week on Need to Know Rochester, Adam Urbanski and James Bertolone talk about the challenges public employee unions face across the country and here in New York State.

Jim Bertolone is the President of the Rochester & Genesee Valley Area Labor Federation. WXXI news Director Julie Philipp questions him about how organized labor is responding.

Also, as new details emerge about potential teacher layoffs, Rochester Teachers Association President Adam Urbanski answers questions about the union's ongoing battles with the city school district over a new contract and a district plan to reorganize schools.

Watch Need to Know Rochester on WXXI-TV Friday night at 8:30 and Sunday afternoon at 12:30.