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  • Union Organizing: a Civil Right March 23, 2018
    Now that the arguments were made – on both sides – in the Janus v. AFSCME case heard before the U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 26, the waiting game for the ruling by the court begins. However, we want to make clear that our rights shall not be dictated by a majority of nine in […]
  • Brooklyn Museum Agrees to Drop Its Plan to Seek Concessions from Workers March 22, 2018
    By GREGORY N. HEIRES After intense pressure from the union, the Brooklyn Museum agreed to end a two-year effort to win concessions from its unionized staff. The agreement includes a one-time bonus for workers at 25 years of service and a no-layoff clause. The museum pledged not to carry out job cuts until the end […]
  • Union Benefit Fund Takes on Big Pharma March 19, 2018
    By GREGORY N. HEIRES As pharmaceutical companies continue their rampant hikes of drug prices and ignore the dangers of their products, DC 37 and other unions' benefit funds, states, counties and cities are turning to the courts to level the field for our members and the public at large. In recent months, DC 37's Health […]
  • Members Celebrate Irish Heritage March 15, 2018
    By MIKE LEE On a rainy Friday night, a crowd of hardy souls braved the first of the two Nor'easters that had struck New York City to celebrate the courage and determination of Irish Americans at the 26th annual Irish Heritage Celebration, held at union headquarters on March 2. DC 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido […]
  • The Motown Story March 13, 2018
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS The history of Motown is an American success story, a musical trajectory of glammed-up girl groups, silky harmonies and smooth dance moves crafted in Detroit at a tiny music studio called Hitsville, USA. The music captured the hearts of America's youth at a time of unparalleled social upheaval. "The Motown Story," […]
  • Need Help? Contact the Union’s Personal Service Unit March 11, 2018
    DC 37's Personal Service Unit is a professionally trained social work staff can help with emotional and family concerns, alcoholism, drug abuse, health prob­­lems and adjustment to retirement. Short-term individual and group counseling and referrals are available. Call 212-815-1260 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a screening evaluation. Below are programs and support groups offered by PSU: […]
  • Ready to Fight Back? Your Union Leads the Way March 10, 2018
    By MIKE LEE More than 100 DC 37 activists and leaders recently participated in Local Union Leadership Academy training sessions at union headquarters to sharpen skills needed to solve problems in the workplace and to engage and empower members. Among those in attendance were representatives from Locals 154, 768, 957, 1251, 1113, 1321 and 1655. […]
  • The Year of the Woman! March 10, 2018
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Labor kicked off Women's History Month with a spirited forum urging women to resist, insist and persist in following their passion and achieving visibility and inclusion. "The energy in this room is amazing and what is about to happen will be magical. This is the Year of the Woman!" said Lelani […]
  • Labor’s Black History Makers March 7, 2018
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Black History Month began with a ribbon-cutting and opening night dedicated to "The African-American Experience in the Labor Movement." "We chose to honor our First Lady of Labor, Lillian Roberts, who has devoted more than 60 years to the labor movement. No other person alive today embodies our theme this year […]
  • Under Attack, Working People Across the Country Rise Up for Freedom February 27, 2018
    Working people across the country are demanding an end to our nation's rigged economy as the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments today in Janus v. AFSCME, a case funded by wealthy special interests to attack workers and their unions. Hundreds of working people spoke out in front of the nation's highest court with pride and passion about the […]

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