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3.5% salary increase comes on May 1

dollar-sign_stock.jpg The salaries of UFT members employed by the Department of Education increased 3.5 percent on May 1 as part of the 2014 contract. All teachers and other pedagogues including paraprofessionals on the Q Bank payroll will receive the 3.5 percent increase in their May 16 paycheck.

Members received a regular wage increase of 1.5 percent coupled with a 2 percent wage increase that is the second step of the phase-in of the 8 percent retroactive rate increase arising from the 2009–11 period.

Nurses, therapists, education officers, education analysts and other employees who are on the H Bank payroll will see the 3.5 percent increase in their May 20 paycheck (for the entire May 1 through May 14 pay period).

Substitute paraprofessionals will see the 3.5 percent increase in their May 31 paycheck.

All teachers and other pedagogues who work per diem or per session will first see the new pay rate in the June 1 paycheck for any days worked from May 1 to May 15. Paras’ per-session rate will be calculated based on the new salary rate in their regular, semi-monthly check dated May 16.

If you have any questions, please contact a salary rep in your UFT borough office.

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