Join the UFT!
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 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.
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.