Retired teachers chapter news

Retired teachers chapter news | February 5, 2015 >>

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

Retired teachers chapter news | February 5, 2015 >>

If you received one or more of the distributions listed below during 2014, you are required to report the total gross amount of the distribution in box 16a and the taxable amount of the distribution in box 16b on your 2014 federal income tax form 1040.

Retired teachers chapter news | February 5, 2015 >>

February is one of those months. The afterglow of the holidays is gone. Those of us shivering in the north and even the unhuddled southern snowbirds have time to reflect on the wintry depths of experience or memory.

Retired teachers chapter news | January 8, 2015 >>

The city has just announced changes in premiums for Medicare-eligible retirees who receive prescription drug coverage from their health plans. In recent discussions with the city, the Municipal Labor Committee was able to prevent the originally proposed increases by GHI and keep the rates unchanged.

Retired teachers chapter news | January 8, 2015 >>

Pro-labor progressives took a walloping on Election Day and we should face it squarely.

Retired teachers chapter news | December 4, 2014 >>

The American Federation of Teachers is working “to reclaim the promise of a secure retirement and … to ensure that all Americans, after careers of hard work and service, are able to live independent, dignified lives.”

Retired teachers chapter news | December 4, 2014 >>

The Supplemental Health Insurance Program’s 2015 premium notices will be sent in early January to retirees who have not elected to pay premiums via automatic pension deduction.

Retired teachers chapter news | November 6, 2014 >>

For the first time in our history, there is a strong belief that the next generation will be worse off than ours: Younger people “nesting” with their parents and economic dignity and security are in decline.

Retired teachers chapter news | October 2, 2014 >>
Retired teachers chapter news | October 2, 2014 >>

The prevailing political winds that are blowing full blast as we approach the November elections appear to be blowing against progressive, labor-supported candidates and issues. But there are some cross currents that work in our favor.

Retired teachers chapter news | October 2, 2014 >>

The city has announced that the health plan open enrollment period for retirees will be the month of November 2014, with an effective date of Jan. 1, 2015.

Retired teachers chapter news | October 2, 2014 >>

Retirees — some walking the route, and others waving from the top of a tour bus — joined in-service members at the annual Labor Day Parade on Sept. 6 in Manhattan.

Retired teachers chapter news | September 4, 2014 >>
Retired teachers chapter news | September 4, 2014 >>
Retired teachers chapter news | June 26, 2014 >>

The last doom-and-gloom column outlined the impending bloodbath many pundits see coming in the November 2014 midterm elections, just five months from now. This column is devoted to possibilities and glimmers of hope.

Retired teachers chapter news | June 26, 2014 >>

Retirees packed UFT headquarters on June 13 for the chapter’s annual Day at the University.

Retired teachers chapter news | June 5, 2014 >>

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

Retired teachers chapter news | June 5, 2014 >>

The New York City Department of Education will be issuing the last installment of termination pay for 2012 retirees and the second installment of termination pay for 2013 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 | June 5, 2014 >>

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 | June 5, 2014 >>

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

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