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  • The Equifax Data Breach: What Consumers Should Do September 22, 2017
    By ROBERT MARTIN and RENEE CONDE The dust is still settling on the Equifax data breach in which hackers accessed personal records of the majority of American adults. This breach was so huge that you should presume your information has been compromised. Equifax (a big three credit reporting agency or "CRA") has only come forward […]
  • DC 37 Prepares for U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Against Public Employee Unions September 20, 2017
    By MIKE LEE On Sept. 25, the U.S. Supreme Court returns from its summer recess to decide whether to move forward on perhaps the most important case facing the labor movement in our lifetime. This case, Janus v. AFSCME, is expected to be heard during the court's upcoming October term with a decision no later […]
  • Union sets fall 2017 lunch time info sessions and activist training September 14, 2017
    The DC 37 Organizing Department has scheduled lunch time information events this fall to strengthen the power of our collective voice and equip members with the tools necessary to move forward together. At the top of the agenda: voting “NO” on the New York State Constitutional Convention to protect worker rights and safeguard the pensions of members […]
  • A Fair Tax on the Wealthy September 14, 2017
    By HENRY GARRIDO Our city is engaged in a vibrant public discussion about the crisis at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. For the general public, the injury of dozens of people in the derailment of a subway in Manhattan in July underscored that the crisis is a matter of public safety. Riders are also fed up […]
  • DC 37-backed Candidates Win in Four Key City Council Races September 13, 2017
    By ALFREDO ALVARADO DC 37's activism helped determine the winners in the Democratic Primary elections earlier this week. "We focused our efforts in districts with high density DC 37 membership, communities where literally thousands of DC 37 members live," said DC 37 Political Action director Jeremy John. Those areas include southeast Queens, central Brooklyn and […]
  • Don’t Let the Flu Catch You–Get Your Flu Shot Today September 13, 2017
    Don't let the flu catch you–get your flu shot today. Flu season is coming! A flu shot is the best way to protect yourself, your community and your loved ones. Everyone aged 6 months and older should get vaccinated every year. The flu shot takes just seconds, but can prevent days or weeks of serious […]
  • City Launches Free School Lunch Program with Help from the Union September 8, 2017
    By ALFREDO ALVARADO After DC 37 spent years battling City Hall to make sure all students, regardless of their ability to pay, receive a hot meal at lunch time, free lunch will now be available to all of the city's 1.1 million students. "We are extremely proud to have played a role in making this […]
  • DC 37 launches new, enhanced website September 7, 2017
    District Council 37 has launched a new, redesigned website. It’s at the same web address www.dc37.net — but with a whole new look and feel that aims to offer our members an enhanced user experience, whether they visit to learn about union activities or to access benefits and services. Here are a few highlights of […]
  • DC 37 Annuity Funds Shows Strong Growth September 5, 2017
    DC 37 Annuity Fund Growth 1999-2017 By GREGORY N. HEIRES Since its inception, the District Council 37 AFSCME Annuity Fund has grown annually by nearly 6 percent. "The annuity is a painless and cost-effective way to save for retirement," said Audrey Browne, associate administrator and counsel at the DC 37 Health & Security Plan, which […]
  • Public Service Workers on the Front Lines of Hurricane Harvey September 1, 2017
    By NAMITA WAGHRAY and CLYDE WEISS During what may be the worst natural disaster in Texas history, public service workers and first responders represented by DC 37's national union are making heroic efforts to keep people alive, restore essential services and protect property. With at least eight people reported dead so far from Hurricane and now Tropical Storm […]


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october

05oct(oct 5)5:30 pm(oct 5)5:30 pmThe Fight for Environmental Justice

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17oct(oct 17)9:00 am(oct 17)9:00 amDC 37 Hiring Hall – Sr. School Lunch Helper

18oct(oct 18)5:30 pmStudent Debt Workshop

19oct(oct 19)9:00 am(oct 19)9:00 amDC 37 Hiring Hall – Sr. School Lunch Helper

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02nov(nov 2)5:30 pmActivist Training

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29nov(nov 29)5:30 pmAffordable Housing Seminar

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