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(Applicable to NYSUT Retiree Council 10 Officials and Members)


This NYSUT Retiree Council 10 Conflict of Interest Policy (“Policy”) shall apply to NYSUT Retiree Council 10 (“RC 10”), a retiree council duly formed under the NYSUT Constitution and Bylaws, whose jurisdiction and responsibilities are determined by the NYSUT Board of Directors.


According to this Policy, no RC 10 official or member shall:

  • Have a direct or indirect financial or personal interest in or relationship with any business, firm, person, or entity that does or seeks to do business with RC 10 or NYSUT.
  • Receive
You and your loved ones can limit the financial impact of a death by notifying the New York State Teachers’ Retirement System immediately when a retired member or that member’s beneficiary passes.
The System will need the following information:
Name of the deceased
Date of Death
Membership Status (Retired member or beneficiary)
NYSTRS EmplID of Social Security number, if applicable
Name, relationship and phone number of the person making the notification.
It will also be necessary to provide NYSTRS with an original or certified copy of the death certificate which will be returned to you.
To Report


The Theater  Development Fund (TDF) is a not-for-profit organization that exists to support theatrical works of artistic merit and encourage diverse audiences to support the arts, by subsidizing ticket costs for eligible members. Retirees (older than 62) are eligible for discounts of up to 70% on a number of live theater and dance productions.

To register, go to You will have to prove your eligibility by sending a copy of your drivers license along with a copy of an official pension or retirement letter from your former employer or NYSTRS. If you do not have a


As a part of the 2015 Education Transformation Act, beginning July 1, 2016, all permanently or professionally certified teachers or educational leaders and Level III teaching assistant certificate holders will be required to register with SED in the month of his/her birth. This registration process will be done using the State Education Department's TEACH system. These certificate holders will be required to register every five (5) years thereafter. There is no fee for registration unless the certificate holder fails to complete the process by his/her deadline. Late fees will not be charged


The mission of Social Security Works is to,

  • Protect and improve the economic security of disadvantaged and at-risk populations
  • Safeguard the economic security of those dependent, now or in the future, on Social Security
  • Maintain Social Security as a vehicle of social justice

Funding for Social Security Works comes from donations from the public and through a grant from the Atlantic Philanthropies.

Social Security Works is guided by our Co-founders Eric Kingson and Nancy Altman (bios).

Alex Lawson- Executive Director

Michael Phelan- Deputy Director

Ben Veghte- Research Director (bio)



Welcome to Single Payer New York's Website

Welcome to New York's Single Payer Official Website, a statewide clearinghouse for all single payer/medicare-for-all initiatives and events throughout our very active state. Through the sharing and cross-fertilizing of actions and ideas throughout our network, we hope to inspire you and others to keep growing our grassroots movement, for a true health care system that works for everyone.


NYSARA’s mission is provide a strong voice for senior citizens, and in particular, retired individuals whose benefits are constantly under attack. As a growing coalition of community groups, labor unions and a wide range of senior advocacy groups, NYSARA strives to educate, advocate and activate for social and economic justice.

The Alliance believes that all older and retired persons have a responsibility to create and preserve a society that allows all citizens to enjoy a retirement with dignity, personal and family fulfillment and security. Link:


StateWide was organized in 1972 to achieve dignity, well being and security for all senior citizens in New York State. We provide direct service through our helpline and counseling services and provide information to educate the community as well as state and federal policymakers on issues of importance to older New Yorkers. Link: