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Contract 2019-22: Paraprofessional due process

Paraprofessionals will no longer be suspended without pay for long periods without due process while their cases are being investigated.

Contract 2019-22: Functional chapter working conditions

The contract contains a number of provisions for members of functional chapters.

2019-2022 contract at a glance

Our contract agreement with the DOE, which was announced on Oct. 11, 2018, recognizes your hard work and dedication and empowers us to improve the teaching and learning conditions in our schools.

Contract 2019-2022: Wages

This 43-month contract providede a 2 percent salary increase on Feb. 14, 2019, followed by an increase of 2.5 percent on May 14, 2020, and 3 percent on May 14, 2021.

Contract 2019-22: Grievance

This contract contains several new ways to resolve grievances more quickly.

The contract becomes a tool for school reform

From the earliest days of the UFT, presidents Charles Cogen and Al Shanker knew that educators could be a powerful tool for reform. Educators knew first-hand the problems that their students faced, and they encouraged educators to come up with...

Fact sheet on your contract

The proposed contract breaks new ground in workplace improvements and the voice it gives educators.

DOE and City Contracts Printable Versions

Download PDFs of UFT-DOE contracts, which outline the rights of New York City teachers and other union members.