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November 2016


Keep more ca$h in your pocket
Cynthia Eaton


We know you love keeping more cash in your pocket—and your membership in the FA offers you two major ways to do just that: spend less of your hard-earned money on the things you want and need to buy.

You can download summaries of the NYSUT Member Benefits and the AFT Member Benefits or you can use the links below to take advantage of these money-saving opportunities.

NYSUT Member Benefits

NYSUT Member Benefits is a not-for-profit trust distinct from NYSUT that endorses and monitors approximately 50 quality, competitive insurance plans, investments and benefit programs. These programs and services are available to NYSUT members and agency fee payers; some also cover spouses/domestic partners of members, dependent children, dependent parents and grandparents.  Certain programs are available exclusively for retiree members. NYSUT Member Benefits does not represent that each of its benefit programs is the lowest-cost product for a particular program. Participants are encouraged to shop and compare.  Visit the webpages below for more detailed information. 

Insurance Benefits 

Financial and Legal Benefits

Shopping / Travel / Personal Discounts 

AFT Member Benefits

AFT Member Benefits is the member benefit programs available to AFT members and their families. Many of the programs are provided through Union Privilege, the benefit arm of the AFL-CIO; others are unique to AFT and are coordinated directly through AFT PLUS. Explore the site and learn more about the savings and services available to you as a union member.

AFT+ Endorsed Insurance

AFT+ Health

Travel and Entertainment

Legal and Financial

Scholarship Opportunities

AFT+ Shopping

Travel Benefits in Mexico