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Marking our 62nd anniversary
Make your voice heard!
Join fellow UFT members and parents at community events to leaflet and at CEC meetings to speak out about the mayor's $469 million cut to school budgets.
UFT President Michael Mulgrew issued a letter to Mayor Adams, Chancellor Banks and Department of Education officials regarding the anticipated budget cuts for the upcoming 2022-23 school year.
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.
When I became a full-time teacher, my salary did not reflect my prior experience. The UFT helped me file a grievance..."
I am so happy and relieved that UFT’s Student Debt Relief Program helped me get $62,865 in loans waived..."
I had to be sure the classroom was safe. It was becoming a dangerous situation until the UFT stepped in..."
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