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Welcome to the Federation of Nurses/UFT Chapter
It is my pleasure to welcome you to the web page of the Federation of Nurses/UFT. This page was created to keep you informed about our chapter’s activities and accomplishments as well as news about our union and the nursing profession more generally.
A wide variety of resources are available to you here. You will find information about our union, including the latest news pertinent to New York City nurses; updates on our ongoing legislative initiatives; contact information for your union representatives; relevant forms and surveys; and information on the various services, programs and benefits available to you as a member of the Federation of Nurses/UFT.
As you know, our mission is to bargain for better wages and working conditions and to protect our rights as working professionals responsible for the health of our city. We also advocate on behalf of patients: our contracts guarantee an environment in which we can provide the highest quality care. As nurses, we have important jobs to do — and we want to see that conditions are such that we can do them!
I hope you will take advantage of this web page to stay up to date and become more involved with your union!
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Visiting Nurse Service contract ratification
The UFT’s Visiting Nurse Service of New York chapter overwhelmingly ratified a new contract at UFT headquarters on Jan. 29, just two days before the old contract was set to expire. The two-year agreement achieves exactly what members told the union they wanted: it protects their defined-benefit pension, preserves their no-cost health insurance and provides a salary increase.More photos