Who are NYSUT members?

Who are NYSUT members?

We are classroom teachers, college and university faculty and professional staff, school bus drivers, custodians, secretaries, cafeteria workers, teacher assistants and aides, nurses and healthcare technicians. NYSUT is a federation of more than 1,200 local unions, each representing its own members.

What is NYSUT MBT?

• NYSUT MBT – Premium paid to NYSUT Member Benefits Trust and/or Corporation (NYSUT MBT) for benefits that you purchase on a voluntary basis. This amount may include premiums for one or more programs (e.g., Catastrophe Major Medical, Personal Lines Insurance, Life Insurance, Financial Counseling Program, etc.).

How do you become a NYSUT member?

1. Enrollment Form to apply online (please note that you must pay by credit card if you choose to apply online). Enrollment in the plan is not immediate; if you need to use the plan immediately, please enroll by phone. For more information, contact Member Benefits at 800-626-8101 weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST).

How much are NYSUT dues?

Full-time NYSUT members pay $378 a year as part of their membership in their local union. That, and the local share, is separate from the additional $234 NYSUT collects for each full-timer’s membership in its parent unions, the American Federation of Teachers and the National Education Association.

Are Long Island teachers union?

Representing over 100 Local Teachers Unions across Long Island, New York. Long Island Teachers are a group of caring, dedicated and supportive Local Teachers Unions across Long Island who believe in quality public education for all.

What is the role of a union representative for teachers?

A: The union representative is there to assist the member, and to protect the Collective Bargaining Agreement rights. The union representative has the right to speak on his or her behalf and to meet with the member privately before the interview with management.

What is my NYSUT ID?

Locating your Member I.D. You can find your I.D. on your NYSUT Membership Card.

Is NYSUT a non profit?

The NYSUT Member Benefits Trust was established in 1983 as a tax-exempt, not-for-profit trust distinct from NYSUT for the purpose of endorsing and monitoring quality, competitive insurance plans and benefit programs.

What percentage of teachers belong to a union?

1999-2000 2003-04
State Total number of teachers Percent in a union or employees’ association
Arizona 48,600 48.6
Arkansas 30,400 36.7
California 280,000 94.5

How do I get my Nysut member number?

You can find your member ID on your NYSUT Membership Card.

What are the benefits of being a NYSUT member?

We encourage all NYSUT members to sign up for our MAP (Member Alert Program) Alert email service to be among the first to learn about new endorsed programs & services, changes to existing programs, and special prize drawings. Join Now!

When did NYSUT become a for-profit corporation?

In 2008, the Trustees of the NYSUT Member Benefits Trust established the NYSUT Member Benefits Corporation, a for-profit corporation. This separate, taxable subsidiary was created not only to protect the Trust’s tax-exempt status, but also to present the opportunity to expand the types of programs and services offered to members.

What are endorsement fees used for in NYSUT?

Endorsement fees are used solely to defray the costs of administering the benefit programs of Member Benefits, including compensation, rent, office expenses, and the cost of retaining consultants, auditors and attorneys to advise the trustees, directors and staff.

How to report a name change to NYSUT?

Click here to send a secure email message if you have questions about Member Benefits and our endorsed programs, or to report an address or name change. You can also attach a file or document related to your inquiry or request.

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