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  • Building Worker Power September 18, 2019
    By HENRY GARRIDO As Labor Day approached this summer, a well-known polling organization, Gallup, released its annual, national survey on public attitude toward unions. The findings were remarkable: Sixty-four percent of Americans approve of labor unions, one of the highest approval ratings in the past 50 years — much higher than Trump’s or Congress’. Young […]
  • Long-time Urban Park Rangers Win Big Raises in New Contract September 13, 2019
    By GREGORY N. HEIRES Urban Park Rangers and Associate Urban Park Rangers overwhelmingly approved a new contract that will boost their salaries by nearly 7.5 percent over 49 months. For veteran workers with at least 20 years of experience in the covered titles represented by Local 983, the increase will ultimately bring home more than […]
  • De Blasio Seeks Local Legislation to Provide Health Insurance to Spouses and Partners of all City Workers Who Die from 9/11 Ilnesses September 11, 2019
    Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced his support for local legislation to provide health insurance for the survivors of all city employees fatally stricken by 9/11 illnesses. Currently, coverage is limited to the surviving spouses and domestic partners of police officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians and higher-ranking employees in those titles who died during their […]
  • UNION STRONG, UNION PROUD: Labor Day Parade 2019 September 9, 2019
    By MIKE LEE Thousands of union members and supporters marched up Fifth Avenue Sept. 7 to show the world that they are working together to build worker power in New York York City. Throughout the day, midtown Manhattan thundered with the sounds of labor unity and activism. DC 37 members filled 48th Street between 5th […]
  • Stronger Together: DC 37, 1707 Unite September 9, 2019
    Private Sector Members Add to Union Power By GREGORY N. HEIRES and SARA HAAS New York labor history is being made this fall as District Council 1707, which represents 20,000 private-sector members, joins forces with District Council 37, the city’s largest public employees union. As a result, the six unions that made up DC 1707 […]
  • DC 37 Offers Help to Workers Running for Political Office September 5, 2019
      Do you have what it takes to run for political office? Will you be part of the change we need to fix the outdated and rigged system so working families can finally win? Our city needs more elected officials who understand the challenges working people face. DC 37 is leading the way, providing the […]
  • Summer School and Sisterhood September 4, 2019
    By GREGORY N. HEIRES Women comprise more than half of DC 37’s membership. And one of our union’s highest priorities is to support the ascent of women within the ranks of leadership and activism. Toward that end, a contingent of DC 37 women attended a week-long boot camp,  hosted and coordinated by the City College […]
  • DC 37 Hits a Grand Slam September 3, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Fifty lucky DC 37 members and retirees won tickets to a recent New York Mets game at Citi Field through an online giveaway at DC37rewards.com. The ticket winners joined DC 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido on the field Aug. 27 for the singing of the national anthem, along with Dilcy Benn, […]
  • Public Support for Unions Continues to Surge August 30, 2019
    Labor unions are continuing to gain momentum, with the latest proof coming from a new Gallup poll, which shows that 64 percent of Americans approve of unions, a near 50-year high. More and more people, regardless of political party, view unions as essential to levelling the playing field, providing economic security and unrigging a system that’s […]
  • HVAC Workers at Met Win Huge Pay Hike August 29, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS After more than a year of negotiations, Local 1503 resolved long-standing wage and retention issues, resulting in an unprecedented 63 percent pay hike for licensed heating and ventilation workers at three New York City museums, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Met Breuer and the Met Cloisters. “We were very straight […]
  • Big Turnout at Housing Fair August 27, 2019
    BY DIANE S. WILLIAMS Hundreds of DC 37 members and retirees took their first steps towards buying a home at the union’s 14th annual housing fair on Aug. 24 at 125 Barclay Street. “Home ownership is possible for our members,” said Ruth Pena, director of the Municipal Employees Housing Program. “We start with budgeting and […]
  • Paid Family Leave: A Dad’s Joyful Bonding August 26, 2019
    By GREGORY N. HEIRES Research Scientist Michael D. Zboray is among the more than 1,000 union members who are taking advantage of the new paid family leave benefit that went into effect at the beginning of the year. Zboray combined his vacation and sick days with his family leave time after the birth of his […]
  • TA Worker Rescues Man Stuck on Subway Tracks August 19, 2019
    By GREGORY N. HEIRES Patrick Burke, an administrative project manager at New York City Transit, stopped by the Yankee Stadium station of the D subway line to do a routine check on construction. Such visits are a regular part of his job, which includes evaluating whether contractors are meeting city regulations. “Nothing was going on, […]
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden Worker Wins Wage Hike and Back Pay August 14, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS After eight months of labor-management meetings, DC 37 Local 374 has won a wage hike and retroactive pay that adds about $1,400 to the annual salary of a Brooklyn Botanic Garden employee. “I love this job and everyone who knows me knows that I love what I do,” said Claudia Navas, […]
  • Top National Honors for NYC Public Hospitals and Their Hardworking Employees August 13, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS In August, the American Heart Association gave high achievement awards to all 11 NYC Health + Hospitals facilities for implementing AHA’s national standards to achieve healthier outcomes for heart failure and stroke patients. Some 18,000 DC 37 members work at NYC H+H, the nation’s largest public hospital system. They are committed […]


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Meeting Schedule

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Local 1655 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1655 Executive Board
Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1507 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1507 General Membership
Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1251 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1251 General Membership
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1113 Executive Board 7:00 pm
Local 1113 Executive Board
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1506 General Membership 5:30 pm
Local 1506 General Membership
Sep 5 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1931 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 1931 Executive Board
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm
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DC 37 Lesbian and Gay Issues Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Lesbian and Gay Issues Committee
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1407 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1407 General Membership
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1320 General Membership 4:30 pm
Local 1320 General Membership
Sep 10 @ 4:30 pm
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Local 1549 Delegates 5:00 pm
Local 1549 Delegates
Sep 10 @ 5:00 pm
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DC 37 Health/Disability Advisory Committee 5:30 pm
DC 37 Health/Disability Advisory Committee
Sep 10 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1655 Shop Stewards 6:00 pm
Local 1655 Shop Stewards
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1757 Executive Board 7:00 pm
Local 1757 Executive Board
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm
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DC 37 Executive Office, Executive Board 1:00 pm
DC 37 Executive Office, Executive Board
Sep 11 @ 1:00 pm
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Local 3652 General Membership 5:00 pm
Local 3652 General Membership
Sep 11 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 384 General Membership 5:00 pm
Local 384 General Membership
Sep 11 @ 5:00 pm
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DC 37 Labor Faith Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Labor Faith Committee
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 HHC Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1549 HHC Executive Board
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 384 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 384 Executive Board
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Women’s Committee 6:30 pm
DC 37 Women’s Committee
Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm
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DC 37 Civil Service Committee 7:00 pm
DC 37 Civil Service Committee
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1062 General Membership 7:00 pm
Local 1062 General Membership
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 375 Delegates 7:00 pm
Local 375 Delegates
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm
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DC 37 Political Action Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Political Action Committee
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1931 General Membership 5:15 pm
Local 1931 General Membership
Sep 16 @ 5:15 pm
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Local 1549 Recreation 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Recreation
Sep 16 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 PACC Executive Board 5:30 pm
Local 1549 PACC Executive Board
Sep 17 @ 5:30 pm
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DC 37 Asian Heritage Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Asian Heritage Committee
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 154 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 154 Executive Board
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 HHC Shop Stewards 6:00 pm
Local 1549 HHC Shop Stewards
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1930 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1930 General Membership
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 2627 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 2627 General Membership
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1113 General Membership 7:00 pm
Local 1113 General Membership
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1322 General Membership 5:00 pm
Local 1322 General Membership
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1549 NEW 5:30 pm
Local 1549 NEW
Sep 18 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1549 PAC 5:30 pm
Local 1549 PAC
Sep 18 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1549 PACC 5:30 pm
Local 1549 PACC
Sep 18 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1549 Women’s Committee 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Women’s Committee
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 371 Delegates 6:00 pm
Local 371 Delegates
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 436 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 436 General Membership
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1087 General Membership 7:00 pm
Local 1087 General Membership
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1505 Executive Board 7:00 pm
Local 1505 Executive Board
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1407 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1407 Executive Board
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1797 Executive Board 9:00 am
Local 1797 Executive Board
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am
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Local 1549 Finance Committee 5:00 pm
Local 1549 Finance Committee
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 924 General Membership, Shop Stewards 5:00 pm
Local 924 General Membership, Shop Stewards
Sep 23 @ 5:00 pm
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DC 37 Delegates 6:00 pm
DC 37 Delegates
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 1549 Executive Board
Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 154 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 154 General Membership
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1455 General Membership 5:00 pm
Local 1455 General Membership
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1549 General Membership 5:00 pm
Local 1549 General Membership
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 374 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 374 General Membership
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm
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UPCOMING EVENTS

september

19sep(sep 19)6:00 pmMELS Housing Workshop on NY State Tenant Protection Laws

october

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

05oct(oct 5)9:00 amDC 37’s Emerging Leaders Candidate Training

08oct(oct 8)5:30 pmDC 37 Disability Advisory Committee

09oct(oct 9)6:00 pmDC 37 Civil Service Committee

10oct(oct 10)5:30 pmDC 37 Members U.S. Veterans Home Financing Workshop

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