The lawsuit focuses on making a complaint contending that the DOE has violated the DOE-UFT contract regarding ATRs, specifically, on DOE violations of “Teaching for the 21st Century.” You can access the document here: http://www.uft.org/files/attachments/teaching-for-the-21st-century.pdf
The UFT has this page on observation rights as well: http://www.uft.org/doe-documents/observation-evaluation
There is a goal of January 28 for having names and grievances for starting a lawsuit. Those interested in joining should do so by contacting the email address below. Please email that address or the address at the top of this page for the problematic points that you should be noting.
Please send your name as a contact if you might be interested in joining this potential suit, to firstname.lastname@example.org.