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Marking our 62nd anniversary
Join the UFT's contract teach-in
On Monday, Jan. 30, chapters across the city will discuss the power of our contract and develop an action plan as part of the fight for a new contract we all deserve.
The union supports a City Council bill to create an Office of Healthcare Accountability that would force all city hospitals to disclose what they charge for medical procedures and make it harder for them to engage in price gouging.
In a momentous victory for community and student activists working in tandem with the UFT, the DOE withdrew proposals to widen Success Academy’s footprint in city public school buildings.
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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