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July 2020
HEROES Act, phone outreach to members.

February 2019
RTC leadership council; important legislation.

January 2019
Congress Watch; Making Strides Against Breast Cancer fundraising drive.

Spring 2018
Janus vs. AFSCME, chapter elections, IRMAA/Medicare Part B and celebrations.

September 2017
The Affordable Care Act, Social Security and Medicare; Partners Through Experience program; virtual phone banking; new program providing access to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; election schedule.

May/June 2017
Congress watch; RTC to honor Cohen; Welfare Fund benefits; Medicare Part B reimbursements; pension; SHIP and its benefits; Mayor de Blasio endorsed for re-election; honor a former colleague in an obituary on the UFT website.

March 2017
Congress watch; constitutional convention; COPE; Medicare Part B reimbursements; Pearl Wachman.

November 2016
Election aftermath; Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

September/October 2016
Congress watch; Medicare reimbursements; retirees at the DNC; burial plots for UFT members at discounted prices.

April 2016 [PDF]
Congress watch; Supplemental Health Insurance Plan and its benefits; Medicare reimbursements; new inductees on Wall of Honor; UFT retirees rally for Hillary Clinton; NYS veteran's equity bill.

March 2016 [PDF]
Congress watch; Medicare; Consumer Price Index for the elderly; UFT endorses Debra Penny for the Teachers' Retirement Board; "Meet the UFT Retiree Authors" Open House.

Spring 2015 [PDF]
Congress watch; the 2016 presidential campaign; the Trans-Pacific Partnership pact; social services available to retirees.

Winter 2015 [PDF]
Congress watch; SHIP and its benefits; help our union fight Gov. Cuomo's harmful policies.

February 2014 [PDF]
What students and teachers mean to each other; SHIP benefit enhancements; staying involved politically; in memory of four union leaders.

March 2013 [PDF]
UFT activism takes on challenges; Welfare Fund benefits enhancements.

June 2012 [PDF]
Information about registering for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk and staying involved with the union.

February 2012 [PDF]
Information about recent RTC leadership meetings, SHIP, increased retiree voting power and the AFT's endorsement of Obama.

Winter 2011 [PDF]
Information about solidarity with in-service colleagues and RTC members' responses to Klein's attack on pensions.

Summer 2010 [PDF]
Information about protecting Social Security, health care reform and photos of the annual chapter luncheon.