Are you #UnionProud?
The UFT is a strong union because of our membership. Now more than ever, we must stand together and take care of each other. Can we count on you?
Union Rights and Benefits
UFT members earn pay increases based on experience thanks to the bargaining power of the union.
A defined-benefit pension will provide guaranteed monthly payments from the day you retire for the rest of your life.
It’s now clear to me how much better off I am being a teacher in NYC rather than North Carolina, thanks to having a union..."
The UFT helped me right away with a huge mold problem in my pre-K classroom..."
I was able to overcome many obstacles to earn my bachelor’s degree with honors while working full time as a paraprofessional and raising three children..."
Join the union!
As a union member, you'll have access to valuable benefits and gain a voice in your professional life.
Save the date for Teacher Union Day! Teacher Union Day offers an opportunity to celebrate recent accomplishments while remembering the brave educators who put everything on the line in the 1960 strike that provided the impetus that made the UFT the force it is today.
More for Members
Get the information and tools you need to do your job as a union representative.
Download the UFT app
You can use the UFT app on your mobile device to access key information and member-only discounts.