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RTC Information

Required minimum distributions

TRS notifies affected members each spring about the required distribution from their TDAs. This year, members will receive an email rather than a letter in the mail.

Optional rider reimbursement

This year’s reimbursement will increase to $840 for retirees whose Optional Rider or health plan deduction was in effect for all of 2023.

2024 Retired Teachers Chapter elections

The 2024 Retired Teachers Chapter elections will take place this spring. The elections will determine various leadership positions, including chapter leader, vice chairs, secretaries, treasurer, and executive board members. 

Florida Center wants you — in person!

The UFT Florida Center in Boca Raton is now open each weekday, and members can stop by any time from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

SHIP 2024 premium notices

The Supplemental Health Insurance Program’s 2024 premium notices will be sent in early January to retirees who have not elected to pay premiums via automatic pension deduction.

Are you a 50-, 60- or 70-year member?

If you have been a UFT union member for 50, 60 or 70 years including child care leave, you might be eligible for the UFT 50-, 60- or 70-Year Membership and Service Award.