Retired teachers chapter news

September 8, 2016

Hillary an ally worthy of your vote

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

July 7, 2016

Are you interested in becoming an instructor for the UFTWF Retiree Programs?

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

Campaign notes from the road

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.

2015 Medicare Part B and IRMAA 2014 Reimbursements are Coming in June

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.

June 2, 2016

Termination pay: Have you moved?

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

The courts: Friend or foe?

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.

Section Coordinators

May 5, 2016

Retirees are campaign staples

Guess which major political party has advocated the following policies?

April 7, 2016

2015 sales tax break for New York, Florida and other states’ residents

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.

Elderly woman more likely to be poor than men

Women 65 and older typically have an income that is 25 percent lower than men, according to the National Institute on Retirement Security.

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