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  • Become a Wellness Champion: Free Classes and Programs for DC 37 Members April 22, 2019
    Did you know FREE Exercise Classes and FREE Smoking Cessation Programs are available at your city agency work location? These and many other valuable programs are available through WorkWell NYC to help you get and stay healthy. When DC 37 and other municipal employee unions negotiated improvements to your health insurance benefits, we placed an […]
  • The College Admissions Scandal and Trump’s Assault on Working Class Students April 18, 2019
    By ROBERT A. MARTIN, Esq. The recent admissions scandal at Ivy League and other elite colleges confirms what everyone already knows: being wealthy and connected can guarantee getting into these schools. But the legal action taken by federal authorities in Massachusetts is only part of the story involving fairness—or the lack thereof—in higher education. So-called […]
  • Union wins $70,000 in Owed Longevity for Pest Control Workers April 17, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS The union 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—whether […]
  • Union Hosts Earth Day Expo April 16, 2019
    By MIKE LEE A cleaner, safer New York City was on the agenda at the District Council 37 Earth Day Expo, held April 13 at union headquarters. The event, co-sponsored by Queens City Council member Costa Constantinides, chair of the Council’s Environmental Protection Committee, was part of a big push for the Climate Mobilization Act, […]
  • Union Rallies for Climate Justice April 9, 2019
    By MIKE LEE The union came out in force at City Hall Park to demand action on climate change and to support proposed legislation before the City Council. The legislation, Intro 1253, calls for direct proactive measures to address this vital issue and urges the creation of thousands of green jobs throughout the city. At […]
  • Quick-Thinking Local 2507 EMT Saves a Man’s Severed Arm April 9, 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 […]
  • Local 1930 Official Honored With Labor Activism Award April 8, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS The International Women’s History Month Red Carpet for Social Justice honored Nina Manning, the secretary-treasurer of New York Public Library Guild Local 1930, on March 29 at St. Peter’s Church in Manhattan. Manning was awarded the Audrey Smith-Campbell award which Local 1199 SEIU gives each year to an outstanding woman community […]
  • Fighting for Equal Pay! March 26, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Women suffrage in 1920 won the right to vote. The 1963 Equal Pay Act requires employers to pay women and men equal pay for equal work. We’ve come a long way, but working women still struggle for pay equity. April 2 is the day women must work until to finally earn […]
  • Sisterhood in Leadership March 25, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Stacey Payton is a graduate of DC 37’s first Women’s Leadership Academy. A Local 1359 member who has worked as a New York State housing and community renewal specialist for 29 years, Payton has served as her local’s recording secretary for 12 years. Payton recently completed both the six-month intensive WLA […]
  • Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March 24, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. went to Memphis, Tennessee, in the spring of 1968 to make good on a promise to workers. Earlier that year, two Memphis sanitation workers, Echol Cole and Robert Walker, had sought shelter from a torrential rain in the back of a garbage truck. When the vehicle’s […]
  • Local 1501 Member Wins $9K & Promotion After Illegal WCS Job Recall March 23, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS A Wildlife Conservation Society Local 1501 member won an immediate promotion and $9,000 in back pay after an impartial arbitration panel ruled that WCS violated the collective bargaining agreement’s layoff and recall procedures. After working for six years as a WCS Supervising Maintainer, in February 2017 management told Rucauldeau Renondeau they […]
  • EMS Locals Demand Action on Assaults on First Responders March 22, 2019
    As DC 37’s Emergency Medical Services unions continue to push City Hall to remedy the pay gap between their members and other first responders, union leaders are raising concerns about the growing number of assaults on the rank-and-file. According to NYC Fire Department statistics, the number of physical assaults on EMS workers increased by nearly […]
  • Shocked but not surprised: Trump budget is more pain for working families March 22, 2019
    By HENRY GARRIDO I have said it before in this space: Budgets are not just numbers, dollars & cents. When presidents/governors/mayors present a budget, they are telling you what they value, who they value. What their priorities are – and what they are not. Donald Trump the candidate thundered on during the campaign about how […]
  • Local 1070 Member Pam Fuller Gives Back to Disabled Youth March 21, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS As a teenager coming of age in Brownsville’s Langton Hughes housing projects, Pamela Fuller literally dodged bullets and survived. Today her story inspires teenagers to believe in themselves and their future. “When I was growing up in the ’80s, Brooklyn was rough. One day my two friends and I decided to […]
  • Join Us to Commemorate the Triangle Factory Fire March 13, 2019
    Join Workers United/SEIU (ILGWU) for the commemoration of the 108th anniversary of the 1911 Triangle Factory Fire, one of the pivotal events in U.S. history and a turning point in labor’s struggle to achieve fair wages, dignity at work and safe working conditions. Outrage at the deaths of 146 mostly young, female immigrants inspired the […]


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Meeting Schedule

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DC 37 Retirees Association Hispanic Committee 10:30 am
DC 37 Retirees Association Hispanic Committee
Apr 2 @ 10:30 am
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Local 983 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 983 Executive Board
Apr 2 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 983 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 983 General Membership
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 Sanitation 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Sanitation
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1113 Executive Board 7:00 pm
Local 1113 Executive Board
Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1931 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 1931 Executive Board
Apr 8 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1407 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1407 General Membership
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1320 Shop Stewards 4:00 pm
Local 1320 Shop Stewards
Apr 9 @ 4:00 pm
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Local 1549 Delegates 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Delegates
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1655 Shop Stewards 7:00 pm
Local 1655 Shop Stewards
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1757 Executive Board 7:00 pm
Local 1757 Executive Board
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 384 General Membership 5:00 pm
Local 384 General Membership
Apr 10 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 384 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 384 Executive Board
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Women’s Committee 6:30 pm
DC 37 Women’s Committee
Apr 10 @ 6:30 pm
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DC 37 Civil Service Committee 7:00 pm
DC 37 Civil Service Committee
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1062 General Membership 7:00 pm
Local 1062 General Membership
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 375 Delegates 7:00 pm
Local 375 Delegates
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1931 General Membership 5:15 pm
Local 1931 General Membership
Apr 15 @ 5:15 pm
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Local 1549 HRA-DSS Chapter Shop Stewards 6:00 pm
Local 1549 HRA-DSS Chapter Shop Stewards
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 2627 Shop Stewards 6:00 pm
Local 2627 Shop Stewards
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 957 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 957 General Membership
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1113 General Membership 7:00 pm
Local 1113 General Membership
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 154 Executive Board 7:00 pm
Local 154 Executive Board
Apr 16 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1322 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1322 General Membership
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 436 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 436 General Membership
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1087 General Membership 7:00 pm
Local 1087 General Membership
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1505 Executive Board 7:00 pm
Local 1505 Executive Board
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 371 Delegates 7:00 pm
Local 371 Delegates
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 420 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 420 General Membership
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1407 Executive Board 7:00 pm
Local 1407 Executive Board
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1797 Executive Board 9:00 am
Local 1797 Executive Board
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am
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Local 1549 Finance Committee 5:00 pm
Local 1549 Finance Committee
Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 924 General Membership, Shop Stewards 5:00 pm
Local 924 General Membership, Shop Stewards
Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm
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DC 37 Delegates 7:00 pm
DC 37 Delegates
Apr 23 @ 7:00 pm
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DC 37 Retirees Association Asian Heritage Committee 1:00 pm
DC 37 Retirees Association Asian Heritage Committee
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm
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Local 1549 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Executive Board
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1113 Recreation Committee 6:00 pm
Local 1113 Recreation Committee
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 Civil Service Committee 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Civil Service Committee
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 DCAS 6:00 pm
Local 1549 DCAS
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 HBPL Chapter 6:00 pm
Local 1549 HBPL Chapter
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 374 General Membership 7:00 pm
Local 374 General Membership
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm
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UPCOMING EVENTS

april

24apr(apr 24)6:00 pmDC 37 Organizing Activist Trainings

29apr(apr 29)6:00 pmFree Classes for Green Card Holders

may

01may5:30 pmMay Day Rally and March

01may6:00 pmDC 37 Municipal Employees Legal Services Housing Workshop

02may(may 2)6:00 pmDC 37 Labor Faith Committee

07may(may 7)5:30 pmDC 37 Disability Advisory Committee

09may(may 9)6:00 pmPolitical Action Committee

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june

04jun(jun 4)5:30 pmDC 37 Disability Advisory Committee

05jun(jun 5)6:00 pmDC 37 Labor Faith Committee

05jun(jun 5)6:00 pmDC 37 Organizing Activist Trainings

13jun(jun 13)6:00 pmPolitical Action Committee

18jun(jun 18)6:00 pmStudent Debt Workshop

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july

10jul(jul 10)6:00 pmDC 37 Labor Faith Committee

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