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Tom Murphy

Tom Murphy, Chapter Leader for Retired Teachers Chapter


Note about SHIP: The most recent SHIP pamphlet lists an incorrect telephone number for Emergency Alert System (America Medical Alert). The correct number is 800-645-3244.

Dear Retiree,

Welcome to the Retired Teachers Chapter (RTC) section of the UFT website! There’s always a lot going on at the RTC and this page is your go-to place to get an overview of all the programs and services at your disposal as a retired member of the UFT. From information about our Si Beagle Learning Centers and the social services we offer, to benefits information and the latest news from the union, you’ll find it here.

Check out our calendar to keep up with all our meetings, trips and events, in New York City, Florida and around the country. We’re here to represent you and you can count on us to keep you informed about what’s happening in City Hall, Albany and Washington that affects you as a retiree, a UFT member and a concerned citizen.

To reach the RTC by phone, call us at 212-780-0127.

In Solidarity,

Tom Murphy

Tom Murphy
Chapter Leader

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