PFT Member Benefits

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What have teachers in PFT accomplished in the past 5 years?
                                                 
  • 11% in salary increases
  • No increases in costs for the basic health and welfare package for teachers and families for at least 13 years
  • Supplemental Early Retirement Plan (SERP) in 2017-18: early retirement incentive of 80% of base salary; over 100 participants
  • Teacher Hourly Rate increase of 19.4% (from $28 to $36.64 per hour)
  • Special Daily Rate increase of 156.5% (from $100 to $256.50)
  • Stipend Base increase of 22.6% (from $29,504 to $36,167)
  • Incremental class size reductions during lean budget times
  • Creation of a Step 25 on the certificated salary schedule (3% increase for teachers)
  • Increased compensation for teacher-driven professional learning through TLC program (prime salary schedule column increase from 1.5% to 3%)
  • Collaboration time for elementary teachers through X-Ploration Program
  • Opportunities for teacher leadership positions with additional compensation (RtI TOSAs, Professional Learning Leaders, TPLES Site Leaders, additional
  • Professional Learning Advisory Board Representative, additional PPAP consultant…)
 

Are there other benefits of membership?

   
  • Right to vote on collective bargaining agreement changes such as salary increases, work year, and health welfare benefits
  • $1,000,000 occupational liability insurance policy, free of charge for the duration of your membership
  • $25,000 accidental death and dismemberment insurance policy, free of charge for the duration of your membership
  • Right to hold a PFT office
  • Right to vote for PFT officers
  • Right to participate in setting Federation policy
 

Are there any other reasons I should join?

    You will be adding your name and support to over 9 out of 10 of your colleagues who belong to and support our efforts in your PFT. Collectively contributing to PFT through our dues allows us to have enough resources to negotiate good contracts, enforce the contract, represent teachers, and provide a high level of service.


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