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Because we're in this TOGETHER

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Our schools need a lifeline

The coronavirus pandemic has devastated the U.S. economy. The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the federal Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act to be a critical part of the recovery effort. Now it’s time for the U.S. Senate to pass the bill.

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Union Rights and Benefits

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Health Benefits

UFT members are entitled to premium-free health insurance.

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Salary

UFT members earn pay increases based on experience thanks to the bargaining power of the union.

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Pension

A defined-benefit pension will provide guaranteed monthly payments from the day you retire for the rest of your life.

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Contracts

Through the strength of collective bargaining, the union has negotiated contracts that protect the rights of its members.


#UnionProud

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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...

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Alyson Macaluso
Alyson Macaluso
Teacher at PS 255 in Queens
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The Student Debt Relief Program negotiated with the same loan provider who told me I wasn’t eligible for student loan forgiveness, and they worked a miracle...

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Katelyn Bean
Katelyn Bean
Speech improvement teacher at PS 889 in Brooklyn
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Our school is moving in the right direction again. But it never would have happened without the union...

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Kathy Lafontant
Kathy Lafontant
Chapter leader at It Takes a Village Academy in Brooklyn
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Latest News

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Coronavirus Info Hub

Stay on top of the latest guidance and information for UFT members.

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Chapter Leaders

Get the information and tools you need to do your job as a union representative.

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New Members

We welcome you into the UFT family with resources and support.

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Contact Us

Get in touch with a UFT department or representative.

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Remote Teaching

Find resources to support educators with remote teaching.

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You can use the UFT app on your mobile device to access key information and member-only discounts. 

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