The UFT Welfare Fund has expanded its relationship with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) to offer New York City public school professionals access to Talking with Children about Cancer, a program designed to help adults communicate with children who have a loved one in their life with cancer.
In 2016, the New York State Board of Regents adopted standards that require certain teachers and paraprofessionals to collect and track professional learning credits called Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) hours. The following Q&A will help you learn more about how to fulfill your CTLE requirements.
Thanks to the hard work of thousands of UFT members during a lengthy public campaign, the UFT is the first public-sector union in New York City to secure paid parental leave for the workers it represents. This new benefit is on top of the maternity leave benefits that birth mothers already had. This Q&A provides important nuts-and-bolts information for UFT-represented workers interested in taking a paid parental leave.
On Nov. 7, 2017, New York voters will be asked to weigh in on a question of vital importance: “Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution and amend the same?” The answer is NO!
Q&A on the Memorandum of Agreement between the DOE and the UFT on Medicaid reimbursement for speech and language services
See questions and answers on the Nov. 18, 2016 memorandum of agreement between the DOE and the UFT on SESIS issues and Medicaid reimbursement for speech and language services.
To fulfill obligations connected to the Affordable Care Act, the UFT Welfare Fund is required to send IRS Form to all members covered by the Fund.