A union of professionals
Marking our 62nd anniversary
Preserve premium-free health care
We need the City Council to amend the administrative code to preserve health plan choices for retirees and preserve premium-free health care for all of our members.
Nurses Conference 2022
Hundreds of UFT-represented nurses gathered for discussions on the state of hospital care and updates on infectious diseases, as well as workshops covering key concerns, at the Federation of Nurses/UFT’s Professional Issues Conference on Nov. 18 in Shanker Hall at UFT headquarters in Manhattan.
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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