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  • Urban Park Rangers Find a Lost 83-year-old Man on a Search-and-Rescue Mission July 17, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Local 983 Urban Park Rangers in Staten Island’s Ocean Breeze fanned out across the tidal marsh in a search-and-rescue mission to find a lost 83-year-old man on May 2. Headed to Staten Island University Hospital for a doctor’s visit, the elderly man missed his bus and decided to take a shortcut […]
  • Moving UP Thanks to the Union’s Ed Fund: From Dietary Aide to Registered Nurse July 15, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS A unique Education Fund program opened a door to life-altering opportunities for Dietary Aide Yolanda Jeter and other hospital worker to earn college degrees and acquire skills leading to jobs, promotions and better salaries. “I went to a Local 420 membership meeting and that’s where I learned about this incredible program,” […]
  • Union, City Settles Preschool Teachers Pay Gap July 12, 2019
    After long marches, huge demonstrations and weeks of intense negotiations, the City of New York and the NYC Day Care Council have reached a tentative contract agreement that will benefit more than 4,000 members of Day Care Employees Local 205. At issue is the wide pay gap between teachers who work in community-run preschools — […]
  • Union’s 9/11 Memories at Memorial Glade Dedication July 12, 2019
    By MIKE LEE “It is 17 years since we completed the cleanup of the World Trade Center site. We’re not going to be here that much longer, you know?” said Local 375 member and Dept. of Design and Construction Project Manager and Chapter 4 President, Mike Kenny at the dedication of the 9/11 Memorial Glade […]
  • Moving Forward July 12, 2019
    By HENRY GARRIDO Honoring the past is important. Building a future is essential. Perhaps nothing has exemplified the grit and determination of our union quite like our headquarters at 125 Barclay St. in lower Manhattan, which has been our prime location for generations. DC 37 headquarters has been the place where contracts have been negotiated… […]
  • Union Wins $70,000 in Owed Longevity for Pest Control Workers July 8, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Local 768 won a collective $70,000 in owed longevity payments for 35 City Pest Control Aides and Exterminators at the Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene after forcing the agency to apply the contract’s recurring increment payments, or RIPs. “The union remains diligent in protecting members’ hard won wages and benefits, […]
  • Quick-Thinking Local 2507 Saves a Man’s Severed Arm July 7, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS A fast-acting Emergency Medical Technician in Local 2507 saved the severed arm of a man who was struck by a train on Staten Island. EMT Francis Jost usually works in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, but on that chilly February night he was working an overtime assignment in his Staten Island neighborhood when […]
  • We’re Moving July 3, 2019
    Throughout the month of July, DC 37 staff will be moving to 55 Water St. in lower Manhattan as DC 37 headquarters at 125 Barclay Street undergoes extensive construction and repairs. DC 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido and the Executive Board, delegates, local presidents and union officers have agreed on the necessity to do the […]
  • The Education Fund is Moving! July 3, 2019
    Throughout the month of July, DC 37 staff will be moving to 55 Water St. in lower Manhattan as DC 37 headquarters at 125 Barclay Street undergoes extensive construction and repairs. DC 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido and the Executive Board, delegates, local presidents and union officers have agreed on the necessity to do the […]
  • Paid Family Leave Benefit is a Hit July 3, 2019
    3 By GREGORY N. HEIRES In the first six months since its inception, more than 1,000 union members took advantage of the new paid family leave benefit. “We are glad so many members are participating,” DC 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido said. “The union and New York City are setting an example for the rest […]
  • David Paskin, Union’s Long-Time Negotiator, Retires June 30, 2019
    By GREGORY N. HEIRES David Paskin, the union’s director of research and negotiations, has retired after working as a negotiator at DC 37 for 32 years. Paskin received a warm sendoff at union headquarters on June 17. Speakers praised Paskin for his honesty at the bargaining table and profound commitment to the fight for the […]
  • CUNY Sets Contract Pay Dates June 26, 2019
    By GREGORY N. HEIRES The City University of New York has set pay dates for its new contract with the union, for 2 percent increases effective Feb. 1, 2017, Feb. 1, 2018 and Feb. 1, 2019. The tentative pay date for full-time and part-time employees at CUNY’s senior colleges is Aug. 1. Full- and part-time […]
  • CUNY Labor School Advances Worker Careers and Solidarity June 25, 2019
    By GREGORY N. HEIRES  Where else but in New York City could you expect a college graduation ceremony to open with the singing of the historic labor song “Solidarity Forever,” along with the country’s national anthem? That occurred at the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, which recently celebrated the graduation of the new […]
  • State Lawmakers Pass Patient Protection Legislation June 23, 2019
    DC 37 members scored a major victory earlier this week when the State legislature passed legislation that protects patients from excessive hospital emergency room charges. Passage comes after intense lobbying by a coalition of patient advocates, consumer health and business organizations, and unions, including DC 37. The legislation would strengthen our state’s current Surprise Hospital […]
  • Union-backed Bill Aims to Speed Up Approval of 9/11 Pension Disability Claims June 21, 2019
    By RUDY OROZCO The state Legislature on Tuesday approved union-backed legislation that seeks to speed up the approval of disability pension applications of 9/11 rescue and recovery workers. The bill, sponsored by Assembly member Stacey Pheffer Amato and state Sen. Andrew Gounardes, would increase the number of physicians who review the applications for the York […]


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Local 1655 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1655 Executive Board
Jul 1 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 PCT/SPCT 7:00 am
Local 1549 PCT/SPCT
Jul 9 @ 7:00 am
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Local 1757 Executive Board 7:00 pm
Local 1757 Executive Board
Jul 9 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 384 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 384 Executive Board
Jul 10 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Civil Service Committee 7:00 pm
DC 37 Civil Service Committee
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 375 Delegates 7:00 pm
Local 375 Delegates
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1113 General Membership 7:00 pm
Local 1113 General Membership
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 371 Delegates 6:00 pm
Local 371 Delegates
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 436 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 436 General Membership
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1087 General Membership 7:00 pm
Local 1087 General Membership
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1505 Executive Board 7:00 pm
Local 1505 Executive Board
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