This workshop is for members of TRS, who are in Tier 4, interested in learning how to calculate their retirement allowances.
Union dues for members of the Retired Teachers Chapter (RTC) are .004% of your monthly pension.
A deferred pay date is only applicable if you have yet to meet the age of retirement and will be collecting your pension at a later time.
Experiencing a pandemic can be life-changing, especially for essential workers like UFT members who face its challenges every day. Sometimes that kind of experience makes people reevaluate their lives and their goals. They move, they reconnect with...
We outline the steps you need to take if you're planning to retire in June and give you a schedule of remote pension clinics, presented by UFT special pension representatives, tailored to your tier.
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the UFT Pension Department has transitioned pension clinics and workshops from in-person events to remote sessions.
There was no service interruption in the UFT Pension Department as employees, working remotely for the first time, handled an influx of retirement queries.
The Teachers’ Retirement System’s Tax-Deferred Annuity Program is an excellent way for eligible UFT members to save money for retirement to supplement their defined-benefit pension. If you’re not already enrolled, start building your nest egg now.
In 2000, after several frustrating years, the UFT, NYSUT and the rest of the state’s labor movement convinced New York State to provide an annual, permanent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) to retiree pensions.