Retired teachers chapter news

Retired teachers chapter news | July 10, 2015 >>

At AFT-sponsored interviews with Democratic presidential candidates in Washington, D.C., in early June, the Retired Teachers Chapter’s Nina Tribble spoke for all retirees when she asked Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders a pointed two-part question on Social Security.

Retired teachers chapter news | June 5, 2015 >>

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, 2015 >>

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

Retired teachers chapter news | June 4, 2015 >>

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 4, 2015 >>

According to the Health Benefits Program, Medicare Part B reimbursements for 2013 will be sent to you starting in the middle of August through September. We will have a follow-up article in the September issue of the New York Teacher. Refunds automatically will be sent to retirees covered by Medicare Part B who are enrolled in the city Health Benefits Program and who received a refund for 2012 or retired in 2013 and were Medicare eligible, or became covered by Medicare Part B in 2013 and had notified the Health Benefits Program. Retirees covered by Medicare Part B in 2013 paid a base Medicare premium of $104.90 per month. If you have moved in the last year or if you are the spouse of a retiree who died in 2013, please contact: Health Benefits Program, 40 Rector Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10006. Attention: Medicare Reimbursement Unit. Be sure to include the retiree’s Social Security number on all correspondence.

Retired teachers chapter news | June 4, 2015 >>
Retired teachers chapter news | June 4, 2015 >>

Already the 2016 campaign for the White House is upon us and the American Federation of Teachers is starting to prepare for it by asking for input from union members like us.

Retired teachers chapter news | May 26, 2015 >>
Retired teachers chapter news | May 7, 2015 >>
Retired teachers chapter news | April 2, 2015 >>
Retired teachers chapter news | April 2, 2015 >>

Click on the UFT website to see the photos of parents and teachers, arms interlocked, circling hundreds of city schools to “protect” them from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s devastating education agenda.

Retired teachers chapter news | March 10, 2015 >>

If you have been a UFT union member for 50, 60 or 70 consecutive years, you might be eligible for the UFT 50-, 60- or 70-Year Membership and Service Award.

Retired teachers chapter news | March 5, 2015 >>

UFT members who retired between Nov. 1, 2009, and June 30, 2014, received the retroactive money from the 2014 contract in late Februar

Retired teachers chapter news | March 5, 2015 >>

With total disregard for facts and verifiable truths in the public forum, political, mass media and especially the social media these days, let’s cut through the hyperbole and take a cold look at some verifiable facts that should inform people and provide part of the foundation for society’s decision-making process.

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.

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