Retired teachers chapter news

Retired teachers chapter news | October 6, 2016 >>
Retired teachers chapter news | October 6, 2016 >>

Retirees in the Nassau section enjoyed themselves at their annual “Not Back to School” Luncheon. Gerri Herskowitz, the UFT director of Retiree Programs, thanked the Nassau retirees for their generosity in donating $1,059 for the Making Strides Walk Against Breast Cancer fund.

Retired teachers chapter news | October 6, 2016 >>
Retired teachers chapter news | September 8, 2016 >>

In 2000, after years of frustration, the UFT, NYSUT and the rest of the state’s labor movement convinced New York State to provide an annual, permanent cost-of-living adjustment to our pensions.

Retired teachers chapter news | September 8, 2016 >>

Ballots and bargaining are the foundations of power for working men and women.

Retired teachers chapter news | July 7, 2016 >>

The UFTWF Retiree Programs are seeking new instructors to teach during the day.

Retired teachers chapter news | July 7, 2016 >>

If you return to work for the Department of Education and continue to collect a pension, you will find that you are paying union dues both as a retiree (from your pension check) and as an employee (from your payroll check).

Retired teachers chapter news | July 7, 2016 >>

If you’re planning to choose a new bank to electronically receive your monthly retirement payments from the TRS, keep in mind the following so that you can avoid suspension of your Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT).

Retired teachers chapter news | July 7, 2016 >>

The New York City Department of Education will be issuing the last installment of termination pay for 2014 retirees and the second installment of termination pay for 2015 retirees. It will be sent to your last payroll school with the school’s payroll and will coincide with the anniversary of your retirement date.

Retired teachers chapter news | July 7, 2016 >>

I had the privilege of volunteering with a dedicated group of fellow UFT retirees, along with AFT political organizers from around the country, on Hillary Clinton’s campaign trail in Florida in March.

Retired teachers chapter news | July 7, 2016 >>

Members who are retiring at the end of the school year will receive four summer checks.

Retired teachers chapter news | July 7, 2016 >>

For the first time, Medicare-eligible retirees will be receiving their 2015 Medicare Part B reimbursements by Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) directly into their bank accounts on June 17, 2016.

Retired teachers chapter news | June 2, 2016 >>

If you have moved since you retired, you must update your address with the Department of Education.

Retired teachers chapter news | June 2, 2016 >>

Think of the Supreme Court appointments the next president will have to make as you contemplate the November general election. The present stalemate in the Senate over President Obama’s court appointment is no accident. There is a lot at stake including the very lifeblood of union survival and of voting access.

Retired teachers chapter news | June 2, 2016 >>
Retired teachers chapter news | May 5, 2016 >>

Guess which major political party has advocated the following policies?

Retired teachers chapter news | May 5, 2016 >>

Do you participate in the Teachers’ Retirement System’s Tax-Deferred Annuity program? If so, you may be required to receive a distribution from your account this year. The Internal Revenue Service requires Tax-Deferred Annuity participants to begin receiving Required Minimum Distributions — RMDs — from their TDA account in the year they reach the age of 70½ if they have separated from service and elected TDA deferral status.

Retired teachers chapter news | April 7, 2016 >>

Federal tax law allows taxpayers who elect to itemize deductions to deduct their state and local income taxes or state and local general sales taxes to reduce their federal income tax.

Retired teachers chapter news | April 7, 2016 >>

Hillary Clinton was the clear and overwhelming favorite of thousands of members who participated in the membership survey.

Retired teachers chapter news | April 7, 2016 >>

UFT President Michael Mulgrew, who chairs the union’s Welfare Fund Board of Trustees, is pleased to announce that retirees are currently receiving their Optional Rider reimbursement.

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