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  • Local 1549 Members are Ready to Repel a Right-wing Effort to Kill Off Public Employee Unions February 14, 2018
    By GREGORY N. HEIRES Local 1549 members met to prepare a fight back against the efforts of right-wing groups to destroy public service unions and dismantle government services. During the conference held on Feb. 3, union leaders briefed members about the U.S. Supreme Court case, Janus v. AFSCME. This case threatens to financially starve public […]
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: A Labor Leader February 12, 2018
    By LEE SAUNDERS The photograph is iconic. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., only 39 years old but the nation's most prominent civil rights leader, lay fatally wounded on a motel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee. His lieutenants stood over his body, pointing frantically across the parking lot in the direction of the shooter. Dr. King was in Memphis […]
  • DC 37 Community Associations to meet in March 2018 February 11, 2018
    District Council 37’s Community Associations are the building blocks of union’s mobilizing efforts in neighborhoods throughout the city and are essential to addressing critical issues affecting union members, retirees and their families. In March 2018, the associations will be holding their next round of quarterly neighborhood meetings on “Leading the Way – Bridging the Gap.” (see […]
  • Building Political Power February 9, 2018
    By HENRY GARRIDO President Donald J. Trump's tax plan is a dagger aimed at the heart of New York and at working families across the country. Make no mistake, this is also an attack on public employees and the services they provide. By increasing the deficit by more than $1 trillion, the plan is allowing […]
  • DC 37 Launches Black History Month Celebration February 5, 2018
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS The union kicked off its annual Black History Month celebration on Feb. 1, with a ribbon-cutting and opening night dedicated to the theme of the African-American Experience in the Labor Movement. The union and the BHM committee along with co-sponsor Local 372 celebrated former Executive Director Lillian Roberts' 90th birthday with special […]
  • Fight For Your Union! Join Us in Downtown Manhattan on Feb. 24 February 2, 2018
    Join the Working People's Day of Action, on Sat., Feb. 24, in New York City, at Foley Square, 111 Worth St., in downtown Manhattan. The rally starts at 11 a.m., ending at 1 p.m. On Feb. 24, join thousands of working people and our allies and stand up for our freedom to come together in […]
  • Heroic Local 420 Member Helps Deliver Baby in Hospital Emergency February 1, 2018
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Although delivering babies is not part of his job description, Woodhull Hospital Service Aide William Vega says he just did what came naturally when he saw a pregnant woman and a male companion getting off a bus near the hospital one morning last fall. "I heard screams and saw she was […]
  • Need Help? Contact the Union’s Personal Service Unit February 1, 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: […]
  • Unions Launch Solidarity Campaign January 25, 2018
    By ALFREDO ALVARADO As labor unions come under increasing attacks from a right-wing network and the Donald Trump administration, union leaders gathered in New York to announce their plans for an aggressive national solidarity campaign. The I AM 2018 campaign was announced during a breakfast meeting at the headquarters of the United Federation of Teachers. […]
  • DC 37 Activists Join Thousands at the Women’s March NYC January 22, 2018
    By MIKE LEE An estimated 200,000 committed activists descended on midtown Manhattan on Jan. 20 to protest against the anti-women and anti-immigrant agenda of the Trump administration and the GOP-controlled U.S. Congress. Under a bright sun on a spring-like Saturday afternoon, DC 37 was there in force in the Women's March NYC. Led by Civil […]


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february

19feballdayalldayHoliday Closing

21feb(feb 21)5:30 pmYour Money, Your Goals Workshop

21feb(feb 21)6:00 pmCitizenship Committee Honors Black History Month

22feb(feb 22)5:30 pmAffordable Housing Seminar

24feb(feb 24)11:00 am(feb 24)11:00 amRALLY: Working People’s Day of Action

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march

02mar(mar 2)5:30 pm(mar 2)5:30 pmIrish Heritage Celebration

08mar(mar 8)6:00 pmPolitical Action Committee Meeting

09mar(mar 9)12:00 pm(mar 9)12:00 pmIrish Soda Bread Sale

13mar(mar 13)5:30 pmStudent Debt Workshop

29mar(mar 29)6:00 pm(mar 29)6:00 pmForum: Great Rebuilding of Puerto Rico

april

04apr(apr 4)5:30 pmAffordable Housing Seminar

12apr(apr 12)6:00 pmPolitical Action Committee Meeting

18apr(apr 18)5:30 pmYour Money, Your Goals Workshop

may

10mayalldayStudent Debt Workshop

10may(may 10)6:00 pmPolitical Action Committee Meeting

28mayalldayalldayHoliday Closing

june

14jun(jun 14)6:00 pmPolitical Action Committee Meeting

20jun(jun 20)5:30 pmYour Money, Your Goals Workshop

27jun(jun 27)5:30 pmAffordable Housing Seminar

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