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contract 2014

News stories | May 3, 2018 >>

The salaries of UFT members employed by the Department of Education will increase a total of 5 percent this spring as part of the UFT-DOE contract ratified in 2014.

News stories | October 5, 2017 >>

UFT members who worked for the DOE between 2009 and 2017 will receive a lump-sum payment of 12.5 percent this October, representing one-seventh of the amount they have accrued between 2009 and 2017.

News stories | May 5, 2016 >>

The salaries of UFT members employed by the Department of Education increased 3.5 percent on May 1 as part of the 2014 contract.

News stories | October 1, 2015 >>

In accordance with the 2014 contract, UFT members who worked for the Department of Education between 2009 and 2015 (plus those who retired after June 30, 2014) will receive a lump-sum payment of 12. 5 percent, representing one-eighth of the amount they have accrued between 2009 and 2015.

News stories | June 4, 2015 >>

The UFT and the DOE reached agreement in mid-May to continue the current configuration of the work week for the 2015–16 school year.


News stories | May 7, 2015 >>

On May 1, UFT members employed by the DOE received a regular wage increase of 1 percent coupled with a 2 percent wage increase that is the first step of the phase-in of the 8 percent retroactive rate increase arising from the 2009–11 period.


News stories | May 7, 2015 >>

In the first test of the 2014 contract’s new standards on paperwork reduction, an arbitrator has ruled in favor of the teachers at John Dewey HS in Gravesend, Brooklyn and ordered the principal to stop burdening staff with unnecessary paperwork.

News stories | March 5, 2015 >>

More than 14,000 recent UFT retirees received their full retroactive pay in one lump sum in late February. The checks were issued after an arbitrator adjusted the terms of the 2015 contract to cover the cost and ordered the DOE to immediately process the payments.


News stories | December 4, 2014 >>

"An arbitrator has now said that our members should receive all the money they are entitled to," said Michael Mulgrew. "We accept his offer to quickly work out the details."


News stories | December 4, 2014 >>

UFT President Michael Mulgrew told the Delegate Assembly on Nov. 18 that the midterm elections earlier in November had put many statehouses firmly in the hands of conservative governors and legislators whose agenda would inflict harm on public schools, unions and working Americans.

News stories | September 4, 2014 >>

The first rate increases under the new UFT/Department of Education contract are taking effect this fall.

News stories | June 26, 2014 >>

UFT members employed by the Department of Education began receiving the contract’s $1,000 signing bonus during the final week of school.

News stories | June 5, 2014 >>

UFT members overwhelmingly ratified a groundbreaking nine-year contract with the Department of Education on June 3. The contract passed with more than 77 percent of the roughly 90,000 votes, which were counted by the independent American Arbitration Association.

President's perspective | June 5, 2014 >>

We now have a new contract — ratified and certified — that will allow us to transform education in New York City by placing parents and educators back in the driver’s seat in our city’s public schools.

Press releases | June 3, 2014 >>

Members of the United Federation of Teachers today ratified by a more than 3 to 1 margin a new contract that gives members an 18 percent pay raise, including full retroactive pay.

Op-Eds | May 27, 2014 >>

A bad idea about teaching children doesn’t become a good idea just because someone calls it a reform. That’s why I am proud of the fight the UFT has put up to protect our schools and our children from the wrong-headed and often destructive strategies embraced by former Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his allies.

Chapter news | May 22, 2014 >>

Every day, we guidance counselors work hard to help New York City's schoolchildren excel academically, grow personally and adjust socially. The UFT's proposed new contract with the Department of Education recognizes and rewards our vital work and dedication and gives us tools to help us in our jobs.

Chapter news | May 22, 2014 >>

Every day, we social workers and psychologists work hard to address the social and emotional well-being of New York City's schoolchildren so that they might reach their full potential. The UFT's proposed new contract with the Department of Education recognizes and rewards our vital work and dedication and gives us tools to help us in our jobs.

News | May 19, 2014 >>

Secret ballots for school-based rank-and-file members were mailed to schools on May 19.

News | May 19, 2014 >>

With ballots arriving in schools on Monday, May 19, the UFT is pursuing every possible avenue to provide the information members need to make an informed decision on the proposed collective-bargaining agreement.

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