Our strength is in our UNION
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Become a union member and get access to valuable benefits and a voice in your professional life.
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 very scary to find yourself suddenly without health insurance due to an administrative error. I’m thankful the union was there for me when my family and I needed them..."
Now that the union is fighting for my financial security, I feel empowered..."
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.
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You can use the UFT app on your mobile device to access key information and member-only discounts.