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  • Remembering Dr. King January 21, 2019
    “No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. BY DIANE S. WILLIAMS Dr. Martin Luther King engaged in struggle to move America towards its better self, to will a people to become united, and use its power, […]
  • Union Mourns Intern Killed in Car Accident January 17, 2019
    By DIANE W. WILLIAMS The AFSCME family is stunned and saddened by the tragic death of 21-year-old Nadia Mourtaj, a 2018 summer intern in DC 37’s Organizing Department. Nadia and her sister Zeyneb, 15, were in a car accident on Dec. 31, in Charles County, Md. Zeyneb was killed on impact and Nadia died nine […]
  • Activists Gear Up for the Jan. 19 Women’s Unity Rally at Foley Square January 13, 2019
    By GREGORY N. HEIRES DC 37 members will be among thousands of demonstrators expected to turn out for the Women’s Unity Rally on Saturday, Jan. 19. We will gather at 10 a.m. on Foley Square, at Lafayette and Worth Street, in downtown Manhattan. We encourage participants to come dressed in DC 37’s color–green. To register […]
  • Concerned About Your Personal Finances? Attend a Free ‘Financial Empowerment’ Course at DC37 January 12, 2019
    By GREGORY N. HEIRES Are your credit card applications being denied? Are you having difficulty being approved for a mortgage? Are you being turned down for affordable housing even though you meet the income requirement? We are here to help. DC 37 is holding a personal finance course to offer members guidance on their finances so […]
  • AFSCME Members Join Federal Workers in Rally to End Government Shutdown January 11, 2019
    AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders and Janice Fridie (District Council 20). Photo Credit: Lorenzo Soto. AFSCME members today joined furloughed federal workers in Washington, D.C., to call for an end to the government shutdown. Altogether, thousands of people marched from the headquarters of the AFL-CIO in downtown D.C. to the White House, demanding that 800,000 federal workers […]
  • City Launches New Paid Family Leave Benefit January 7, 2019
    Today, the new paid family leave benefit is open for application in most agencies. The benefit–which the union won through negotiations for the 2017-21 economic agreement–is now available to nearly 100,000 DC 37 members who are covered by the contract and work at mayoral agencies, NYC Health+Hospitals, the New York City Housing Authority and the […]
  • All aboard! Holiday Trains are a favorite at NY Botanical Garden December 27, 2018
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Under a canopy of verdant tropical flora, the annual Holiday Train Show is in full bloom at the New York Botanical Garden. The exhibit features 175 Lilliputian landmarks, ferries and famous bridges, all under the watchful eyes of Local 374 Quasi-Public Employees at the famed Bronx cultural institution. The NYBG staff […]
  • Local 372 Calls Upon Governor Cuomo to Sign Pension Bill December 23, 2018
    Leaders of Local 372 are calling for Gov. Cuomo’s signature on a bill that would automatically enroll about 17,000 part-time, temporary employees in the Board of Education Retirement System (BERS) after they pass 90 days of employment. “This legislation would solve a widespread problem that hurts our most vulnerable workers – the loss of years’ […]
  • Pension System to Adopt New Investment Strategy as Fossil Fuel Divestment Moves Ahead December 21, 2018
    Mayor Bill de Blasio and Comptroller Scott M. Stringer on Thursday, Dec. 20, announced the next big step in the New York City pension funds’ action to address the risk posed by climate change by divesting from fossil fuel reserve owners – an unprecedented process and the first-of-its-kind in the United States. A request for […]
  • CUNY Members Overwhelmingly Approve New Contract December 19, 2018
    By GREGORY N. HEIRES Members at the City University of New York voted by more than 98 percent in favor of a 52-month new contract that provides a raise of more than 8 percent with no givebacks. The contract–which covers 10,000 members–includes a new paid family leave benefit, which will go into effect in 2019. “It’s […]
  • A Local 768 Member’s Grievance Leads to Promotions and Higher Pay for Coworkers December 18, 2018
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS A victory for one advanced an entire unit of Local 768 members when NYC Health+Hospitals promoted nine Lincoln Hospital Social Workers to Level 2 and paid them over $20,000 collectively. The promotions and pay increases resulted from the settlement of an out-of-title grievance filed by a Social Worker Level 1 who […]
  • Union Will Hold a Tax Workshop in January December 17, 2018
    Are you looking for help with your taxes? The union’s Municipal Employees Legal Services will host a tax workshop in January. The workshop will be held at DC 37 union headquarters, Thursday, Jan. 10, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., in Rooms, 2, 3 and 4. This workshop will focus on changes resulting from the Trump […]
  • Shop Stewards Trained for Key Role in Union Building at Local 3005 December 15, 2018
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS The first training for shop stewards of Local 3005 was an intense condensed one-day session at union headquarters on Dec. 12. “Our agenda specifically catered to what we needed our stewards to know to better service our membership,” said Local 3005 President Jeff Oshins. “When we formed Local 3005, the leaders […]
  • Free Citizenship Application Assistance at the Union on Jan. 12 December 14, 2018
    Do you need help applying for citizenship? The union can help. The DC 37 Citizenship Committee, City Council Member Margaret Chin and CUNY Citizenship Now invite you to attend an event for FREE Citizenship Application Assistance at DC 37 union headquarters at 125 Barclay Street, in Manhattan, on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 11 a.m. Members […]
  • CUNY Workers! Send in Your Mail Ballot to Vote for Your Proposed Contract. December 13, 2018
    CUNY workers! Time is running out to vote on your proposed contract. Please vote YES to ratify this agreement and mail in your ballot today. DC 37 and the City University of New York agreed on Nov. 1 to a tentative 52-month contract that provides an 8.24 percent raise with no givebacks. The pact covers […]


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Meeting Schedule

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Local 1113 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1113 Executive Board
Jan 2 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1506 General Membership 5:30 pm
Local 1506 General Membership
Jan 3 @ 5:30 pm
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DC 37 Housing Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Housing Committee
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1655 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1655 Executive Board
Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 PCT/SPCT 7:00 am
Local 1549 PCT/SPCT
Jan 8 @ 7:00 am
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DC 37 Retirees Association Health/CBTU Committee 12:00 pm
DC 37 Retirees Association Health/CBTU Committee
Jan 8 @ 12:00 pm
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Local 983 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 983 Executive Board
Jan 8 @ 5:00 pm
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DC 37 Retirees Association Meet and Greet Committee 1:00 pm
DC 37 Retirees Association Meet and Greet Committee
Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm
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Local 1320 General Membership 4:30 pm
Local 1320 General Membership
Jan 8 @ 4:30 pm
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Local 1549 Delegates 5:00 pm
Local 1549 Delegates
Jan 8 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1655 Shop Stewards 6:00 pm
Local 1655 Shop Stewards
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1757 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1757 Executive Board
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 983 Shop Stewards 6:00 pm
Local 983 Shop Stewards
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Executive Office, Executive Board 11:00 am
DC 37 Executive Office, Executive Board
Jan 9 @ 11:00 am
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Local 375 Chapter 2 5:00 pm
Local 375 Chapter 2
Jan 9 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 384 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 384 Executive Board
Jan 9 @ 5:00 pm
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DC 37 Civil Service Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Civil Service Committee
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Labor Faith Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Labor Faith Committee
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1062 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1062 General Membership
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 375 Delegates 6:00 pm
Local 375 Delegates
Jan 9 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Women’s Committee 6:30 pm
DC 37 Women’s Committee
Jan 9 @ 6:30 pm
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DC 37 Political Action Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Political Action Committee
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Citizenship Committee 7:00 am
DC 37 Citizenship Committee
Jan 11 @ 7:00 am
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DC 37 Citizenship Committee 7:00 am
DC 37 Citizenship Committee
Jan 12 @ 7:00 am
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DC 37 Citizenship Committee 7:00 am
DC 37 Citizenship Committee
Jan 14 @ 7:00 am
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DC 37 Retirees Association Jewish Heritage Committee 11:00 am
DC 37 Retirees Association Jewish Heritage Committee
Jan 14 @ 11:00 am
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Local 1549 Finance Committee 5:00 pm
Local 1549 Finance Committee
Jan 14 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1931 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 1931 Executive Board
Jan 14 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 768 Shop Stewards 5:55 pm
Local 768 Shop Stewards
Jan 14 @ 5:55 pm
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Local 1407 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1407 General Membership
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Retirees Association Political Action Committee 10:30 am
DC 37 Retirees Association Political Action Committee
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am
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Local 1549 PACC Executive Board 5:30 pm
Local 1549 PACC Executive Board
Jan 15 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1113 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1113 General Membership
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 154 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 154 Executive Board
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 2627 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 2627 General Membership
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 PACC 5:00 pm
Local 1549 PACC
Jan 16 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 375 Chapter 31 5:00 pm
Local 375 Chapter 31
Jan 16 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1549 Women’s Committee 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Women’s Committee
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 2054 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 2054 General Membership
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 375 Chapter 3 6:00 pm
Local 375 Chapter 3
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1797 Executive Board 9:00 am
Local 1797 Executive Board
Jan 19 @ 9:00 am
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DC 37 Retirees Association Executive Board 11:00 am
DC 37 Retirees Association Executive Board
Jan 22 @ 11:00 am
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Local 1549 Recreation 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Recreation
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1505 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1505 General Membership
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 DOITT-311 7:00 am
Local 1549 DOITT-311
Jan 24 @ 7:00 am
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Local 1549 HRA Chapter General Membership/Shop Stewards 6:00 pm
Local 1549 HRA Chapter General Membership/Shop Stewards
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1455 General Membership 5:00 pm
Local 1455 General Membership
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1508 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 1508 Executive Board
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1113 Recreation Committee 6:00 pm
Local 1113 Recreation Committee
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 Civil Service Committee 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Civil Service Committee
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 374 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 374 General Membership
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 Advocacy and Political Action 7:00 am
Local 1549 Advocacy and Political Action
Jan 26 @ 7:00 am
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Local 372 General Membership 5:30 pm
Local 372 General Membership
Jan 28 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1251 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1251 General Membership
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm
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UPCOMING EVENTS

january

30jan(jan 30)6:00 pmFinancial Empowerment Course

february

12feb(feb 12)5:30 pmDC 37 Disability Advisory Committee

13feb(feb 13)6:00 pmDC 37 Labor Faith Committee

14feb(feb 14)6:00 pmPolitical Action Committee

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