A union of professionals
Teacher Union Day
Celebrate with us on Sunday, Oct. 29 as we honor inspiring leaders and exemplary UFT members who continue in the footsteps of our union founders.
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.
Join the union!
As a union member, you'll have access to valuable benefits and gain a voice in your professional 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..."