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  • Union Fights to Fund and Save Parks Jobs May 16, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS The Play Fair coalition – consisting of DC 37 locals, parks advocates, elected officials and even the Girl Scouts of New York – returned to City Hall May 14 to keep the pressure on lawmakers to increase funding for Parks maintenance by $100 million in FY 2020 budget. As budget negotiations […]
  • Generating Revenue, Protecting Services: DC 37 Leads the Way in NYC Budget Fight May 15, 2019
    By MIKE LEE As the Mayor and the City Council negotiate next year’s budget, DC 37 leaders say New York City is losing millions of dollars in revenue by failing to invest fully in enforcement measures to safeguard its coffers. DC 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido and Local 1757 President Maria Policarpo have called on […]
  • Free Citizenship Civics Classes for Green Card Holders May 14, 2019
    Beginning May 22, in partnership with the New York Historical Society, the DC 37 Citizenship Committee and DC 37 Education Fund will offer free classes to help union members and their families prepare for the naturalization exam and interview process to receive U.S. citizenship. Classes will be held on Wednesdays and Fridays from 6 to […]
  • Union Wins on New Full-Time Positions at H+H Facility May 14, 2019
    BY DIANE S. WILLIAMS In an ongoing fight to protect jobs and benefits, the union settled a group grievance to convert nine per diem, hourly and part-time workers at the Susan B. McKinney long-term care facility in Brooklyn to permanent, full-time positions. “These members were hired as part timers but management assigned extra hours and […]
  • Union to CUNY: Do the Right Thing, Pay Workers Now! May 8, 2019
    By MIKE LEE Workers at City University of New York are outraged that, despite having reached a quick economic agreement with the city in November 2018 and voting overwhelmingly to ratify that contract the following month, they have yet to receive their pay increase and retroactive pay. Citing unforeseen technical problems in their accounting systems, […]
  • NYC Labor History on Display May 7, 2019
    By MIKE LEE The story of New York’s labor movement is told by each new generation of workers and activists, adding voice to the chorus of a social and political movement that helped transform a city—and a nation. On May 1, International Workers Day, the Museum of the City of New York opened a new […]
  • DC 37, 32BJ Endorse Monique Chandler-Waterman for City Council May 6, 2019
      District Council 37 and 32BJ, two of New York City’s most politically active unions, recently announced their joint support of Monique Chandler-Waterman for City Council in the upcoming special election in Brooklyn’s 45th District on May 14. DC 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido and 32BJ President Hector Figueroa, issued the following statement last week: […]
  • Union wins promotion, $12,000 pay hike and $8,000 in back pay for OCME scientist May 1, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS The union helped a forensic scientist at the Office of the City Medical Examiner win over $8,000 in owed back pay, and a promotion with a $12,000 annual pay bump after settling an out-of-title grievance at Step 2. OCME managers assigned the Local 3005 Criminalist Level 3 supervisory duties of signing […]
  • Join the Campaign to Support Tenant Rights April 30, 2019
    By RUDY OROZCO Affordable housing is one of the most critical issues in New York. As part of the Housing Justice for All coalition, DC 37 supports an Albany legislative agenda that would expand tenant rights, stabilize neighborhoods and eliminate the control corporate landlords have over housing throughout the state. The coalition is pushing the […]
  • May Day NYC: Workers + Immigrants, We Rise Together April 26, 2019
    Join us to support labor rights, immigrant rights and jobs for all on Wednesday, May 1 to celebrate May Day! Rally and march starts at Columbus Circle, at 5:30 p.m. DC 37 members and supporters please meet up at West 61st Street and Central Park West. The march follows from Columbus Circle at 6:15 p.m. […]
  • An important announcement for former CNR students April 24, 2019
    Attention former college of New Rochelle students: Since the College of New Rochelle (CNR) has announced that it will be permanently closing in the summer of 2019, the DC 37 Education Fund is assisting members with transferring their credits to a different school if they have not yet graduated. If you were enrolled at CNR […]
  • Become a Wellness Champion: Free Classes and Programs for DC 37 Members April 22, 2019
    Did you know FREE Exercise Classes and FREE Smoking Cessation Programs are available at your city agency work location? These and many other valuable programs are available through WorkWell NYC to help you get and stay healthy. When DC 37 and other municipal employee unions negotiated improvements to your health insurance benefits, we placed an […]
  • The College Admissions Scandal and Trump’s Assault on Working Class Students April 18, 2019
    By ROBERT A. MARTIN, Esq. The recent admissions scandal at Ivy League and other elite colleges confirms what everyone already knows: being wealthy and connected can guarantee getting into these schools. But the legal action taken by federal authorities in Massachusetts is only part of the story involving fairness—or the lack thereof—in higher education. So-called […]
  • Union wins $70,000 in Owed Longevity for Pest Control Workers April 17, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS The union won a collective $70,000 in owed longevity payments for 35 City Pest Control Aides and Exterminators at the Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene after forcing the agency to apply the contract’s recurring increment payments or RIPs. “The union remains diligent in protecting members’ hard won wages and benefits—whether […]
  • Union Hosts Earth Day Expo April 16, 2019
    By MIKE LEE A cleaner, safer New York City was on the agenda at the District Council 37 Earth Day Expo, held April 13 at union headquarters. The event, co-sponsored by Queens City Council member Costa Constantinides, chair of the Council’s Environmental Protection Committee, was part of a big push for the Climate Mobilization Act, […]


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Meeting Schedule

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1
Local 1113 Executive Board 7:00 pm
Local 1113 Executive Board
May 1 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1506 General Membership 5:30 pm
Local 1506 General Membership
May 2 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1549 Recreation 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Recreation
May 3 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1655 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1655 Executive Board
May 6 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 983 Shop Stewards 6:00 pm
Local 983 Shop Stewards
May 7 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 384 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 384 Executive Board
May 8 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Women’s Committee 6:30 pm
DC 37 Women’s Committee
May 8 @ 6:30 pm
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DC 37 Civil Service Committee 7:00 pm
DC 37 Civil Service Committee
May 8 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1062 General Membership 7:00 pm
Local 1062 General Membership
May 8 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 375 Delegates 7:00 pm
Local 375 Delegates
May 8 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1549 DOHMH 6:00 pm
Local 1549 DOHMH
May 9 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Political Action Committee 6:30 pm
DC 37 Political Action Committee
May 9 @ 6:30 pm
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DC 37 Retirees Association Jewish Heritage Committee 11:00 am
DC 37 Retirees Association Jewish Heritage Committee
May 13 @ 11:00 am
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Local 1931 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 1931 Executive Board
May 13 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1407 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1407 General Membership
May 13 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 PCT/SPCT 7:00 am
Local 1549 PCT/SPCT
May 14 @ 7:00 am
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DC 37 Retirees Association General Membership 10:00 am
DC 37 Retirees Association General Membership
May 14 @ 10:00 am
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DC 37 Retirees Association Health/CBTU Committee 12:00 pm
DC 37 Retirees Association Health/CBTU Committee
May 14 @ 12:00 pm
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Local 1320 General Membership 4:30 pm
Local 1320 General Membership
May 14 @ 4:30 pm
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DC 37 Health/Disability Advisory Committee 5:30 pm
DC 37 Health/Disability Advisory Committee
May 14 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1549 Delegates 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Delegates
May 14 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1655 Shop Stewards 7:00 pm
Local 1655 Shop Stewards
May 14 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1757 Executive Board 7:00 pm
Local 1757 Executive Board
May 14 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1549 NEW 5:30 pm
Local 1549 NEW
May 15 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1322 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1322 General Membership
May 15 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 Women’s Committee 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Women’s Committee
May 15 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 436 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 436 General Membership
May 15 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1087 General Membership 7:00 pm
Local 1087 General Membership
May 15 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1505 Executive Board 7:00 pm
Local 1505 Executive Board
May 15 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 371 Delegates 7:00 pm
Local 371 Delegates
May 15 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1113 Recreation Committee 6:00 pm
Local 1113 Recreation Committee
May 16 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 HRA-DSS Chapter General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1549 HRA-DSS Chapter General Membership
May 16 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1407 Executive Board 7:00 pm
Local 1407 Executive Board
May 16 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1549 Finance Committee 5:00 pm
Local 1549 Finance Committee
May 20 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1931 Shop Stewards 5:15 pm
Local 1931 Shop Stewards
May 20 @ 5:15 pm
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Local 372 Hourly School Lunch Employees Chapter 5:30 pm
Local 372 Hourly School Lunch Employees Chapter
May 20 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 372 Monthly/Annual School Lunch Employees Chapter 5:30 pm
Local 372 Monthly/Annual School Lunch Employees Chapter
May 20 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 372 Paraprofessional Chapter 5:30 pm
Local 372 Paraprofessional Chapter
May 20 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 372 School Crossing Guards Chapter 5:30 pm
Local 372 School Crossing Guards Chapter
May 20 @ 5:30 pm
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DC 37 Lesbian and Gay Issues Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Lesbian and Gay Issues Committee
May 20 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 Recreation 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Recreation
May 20 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Retirees Association Political Action Committee 10:30 am
DC 37 Retirees Association Political Action Committee
May 21 @ 10:30 am
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Local 1549 PACC Executive Board 5:30 pm
Local 1549 PACC Executive Board
May 21 @ 5:30 pm
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DC 37 Asian Heritage Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Asian Heritage Committee
May 21 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 DEP Chapter 6:00 pm
Local 1549 DEP Chapter
May 21 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 DOT/TLC Parks 6:00 pm
Local 1549 DOT/TLC Parks
May 21 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 HHC Shop Stewards 6:00 pm
Local 1549 HHC Shop Stewards
May 21 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1113 General Membership 7:00 pm
Local 1113 General Membership
May 21 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 154 Executive Board 7:00 pm
Local 154 Executive Board
May 21 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 2627 General Membership 7:00 pm
Local 2627 General Membership
May 21 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1549 PAC 5:30 pm
Local 1549 PAC
May 22 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1549 PACC 5:30 pm
Local 1549 PACC
May 22 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1113 Investigative Chapter 6:00 pm
Local 1113 Investigative Chapter
May 22 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Executive Board
May 22 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1505 General Membership 7:00 pm
Local 1505 General Membership
May 22 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 1508 General Membership 4:30 pm
Local 1508 General Membership
May 23 @ 4:30 pm
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Local 1455 General Membership 5:00 pm
Local 1455 General Membership
May 23 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1508 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 1508 Executive Board
May 23 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1113 Recreation Committee 6:00 pm
Local 1113 Recreation Committee
May 23 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 Civil Service Committee 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Civil Service Committee
May 23 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 374 General Membership 7:00 pm
Local 374 General Membership
May 23 @ 7:00 pm
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DC 37 Delegates 7:00 pm
DC 37 Delegates
May 28 @ 7:00 pm
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Local 372 SAPIS Chapter 5:30 pm
Local 372 SAPIS Chapter
May 29 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 372 School Aides/Health Aides Chapter 5:30 pm
Local 372 School Aides/Health Aides Chapter
May 29 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 372 SNW/CA/CC Chapter 5:30 pm
Local 372 SNW/CA/CC Chapter
May 29 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1251 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1251 General Membership
May 30 @ 6:00 pm
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UPCOMING EVENTS

may

21may(may 21)6:00 pmStudent Debt Workshop

29may(may 29)6:00 pmJump Start Your Career with CUNY

30may(may 30)5:30 pmDC 37 Jewish Heritage Celebration

june

04jun(jun 4)5:30 pmDC 37 Disability Advisory Committee

05jun(jun 5)6:00 pmDC 37 Labor Faith Committee

05jun(jun 5)6:00 pmDC 37 Organizing Activist Trainings

13jun(jun 13)6:00 pmPolitical Action Committee

18jun(jun 18)6:00 pmStudent Debt Workshop

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july

10jul(jul 10)6:00 pmDC 37 Labor Faith Committee

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