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Your union

When you join the the United Federation of Teachers, you become a vital part of a union with a long and proud history of protecting members’ rights, providing professional learning opportunities and standing up for important social justice causes. The UFT is here to help you in your new career, whether you have a specific issue to resolve or seek broader support.

Enroll in the UFT

As a UFT member, you are now part of an organization that’s dedicated to:

  • Supporting you and helping you succeed in your career.
  • Securing you a good salary, strong benefits, a pension and professional working conditions.
  • Improving the education and lives of New York City’s public school students.
  • Strengthening your school and community.

The UFT has offices in every borough where you can find experts to answer questions about salary, certification, educational and workplace issues, health and other benefits, safety, pension and more.

Stay connected: sign up for UFT email communications and text messages and follow our social media channels on Facebook, on Twitter or Instagram.