Why Union? Why NYSUT?

Learn more about the value of union membership.

  • For Your Benefit

    The union offers contract protection, higher earnings, access to affordable health care, retirement security - and more.

  • For Your Profession

    NYSUT gives you a voice with lawmakers and policymakers to improve your workplace and profession.

  • For Your Future

    NYSUT offers programs and resources for professional growth, support for cutting through the bureaucracy, and specialized training.

  • For Your Rights

    The union is your partner in advocacy and legal representation.

  • For a Better World

    As a union member, you are part of a community dedicated to each other and to making the world a better place.