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UFT seeks amendments to city’s administrative code

The UFT is continuing its decades-long battle to preserve premium-free health insurance for its members, both in-service and retired.

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Termination pay requires address

Checks for termination pay are mailed to the address on file with the city Department of Education. If you have moved since you retired, you must update your address with the DOE. 

Staten Island

On Staten Island, it’s game on

The return of in-person card games is one of the most eagerly anticipated fall activities for retirees at the UFT Staten Island borough office, which has reopened in a new barrier-free location on South Avenue that has larger rooms for classes than the old site, plenty of parking and state-of-the-art technology.

UFT member discounts

UFT member discounts

Discounts available from the UFT, NYSUT and the AFT are a big deal for members and apply to a wide variety of goods and services.

Jo-Ann Marks

It’s never too late to soar

After 28 years in the New York City public school system, retired teacher Jo-Ann Marks' childhood dream takes flight when she begins a second career with Frontier Airlines.

Tom Murphy

In unity, transformed

As we measure our own behavior, we are apt to see patterns and motivations. We also see that the role of the human individual is intertwined with others. Sociologists call it group dynamics. In the labor movement, we call it solidarity.