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  • Local 372: Vote, We Can Make a Difference February 24, 2020
    By RUDY OROZCO NYC Board of Education Local 372 and DC 37 President Shaun D. Francois I, was loud and clear with his message to over 200 activists and members, elected officials and labor leaders at the local’s Black History Month celebration Feb. 20 at union headquarters. “The Ballot or the Bullet” theme focused on […]
  • Coronavirus: DC 37 Workers on the Frontlines February 18, 2020
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS As the novel coronavirus emerges to threaten a global health crisis, DC 37 is protecting the workers who protect the health of New Yorkers at public hospitals and clinics and in emergencies. “This is a public health concern, but while there have be seven patients suspected to be infected with Covid-19, […]
  • Members Pack Local 1549 Political Action Conference February 14, 2020
    By MIKE LEE More than 200 enthusiastic Clerical-Administrative Employees Local 1549 union members crowded DC 37 union headquarters to discuss critical issues in the current anti-labor era and the nation’s political future in Election 2020. “Taking Action: 2020,” the theme of the Feb. 1 conference held by Clerical-Administrative Employees Local 1549 explored advocacy and action […]
  • Local 1407: We vote. We win. February 13, 2020
    By MIKE LEE Local 1407 honored the history, heritage and achievements of African Americans at union headquarters on Feb. 10. Along with an entertaining performance by the Simba Dance Group, the event featured speakers who focused on the struggles ahead at a critical moment in this nation’s history. Maf Misbah Uddin, DC 37 treasurer and […]
  • NY Daily News Honors Women Leaders of DC 37 February 11, 2020
    By MIKE LEE The New York Daily News focused on the role of African American women in the city’s labor movement, featuring DC 37 members. The Daily News article focused on Local 420 President Carmen Charles, Carletta Pogue-Brewer, Local 384 shop steward, and Local 1407 member Isa Clarke. As leader of the New York City […]
  • SSEU Local 371: Be Counted, Be Heard February 11, 2020
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS SSEU Local 371’s Black Heritage program ‘Be Counted, Be Heard’ on Feb. 7, examined the breadth and depth of Black excellence. The celebration featured the Noel Pointer Foundation youth string quintet; a dramatization of historic African royalty, and dynamic guest speakers U.S. Rep. Jahana Hayes and Jennifer Jones Austin, a faith […]
  • Two DC 37 leaders Honored by New York Daily News February 10, 2020
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS The NY Daily News recognized DC 37 leaders Shaun D. Francois I, president of DC 37 and Board of Education Employees Local 372, and SSEU Local 371 President Anthony Wells, along with four other Black labor leaders during Black History Month. Citing the positive impact unions have on the lives of […]
  • Union Honors African American Heritage February 4, 2020
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS DC 37’s Black History Committee kicked off the month long celebration of African American culture and contributions at an opening ceremony Monday Feb. 3 at union headquarters in lower Manhattan. DC 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido welcomed dozens of members, retirees and local presidents to the annual heritage celebration with union […]
  • Cultural Trust Restores Union’s Legal Services February 3, 2020
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Beginning March 1, DC 37 will resume offering legal services to members employed at and who have retired from New York City’s cultural institutions. “We are geared up and excited to offer much-needed legal services to these DC 37 members with no increase to their dues,” said William Whalen, the director […]
  • MELS Highlights Income Tax Changes February 1, 2020
    MELS, the DC 37 Municipal Employees Legal Services, held a tax workshop in January providing advice for members and retirees about significant changes in the tax law. These changes will impact those filing their 2019 tax returns, due on April 15. Here are the highlights: The standard deduction has increased. For those filing Single, and […]
  • News You Can Use: Payday Loans: A Trap for Working People January 31, 2020
    Payday loans are short-term loans with huge interest rates (often exceeding 400 per­cent annually) and high application fees. They typically last for two to four weeks, and if the borrower is unable to pay in full, lenders renew the loan with another application fee. Payday lenders often insist the bor­rower agree to automatic payments from […]
  • Calendar of 2020 DC 37 Black History Month Events January 30, 2020
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS DC 37’s 39th Annual Black History Month celebration, honoring African-American achievement, culture and contributions, kicks off with a traditional ribbon cutting ceremony at 6 p,m. on February 3 at 125 Barclay Street in lower Manhattan. Union members and their families, coworkers and retirees are invited to share in the festivities. Local […]
  • DC 37 Endorses NYC Congress Member Carolyn Maloney January 29, 2020
    District Council 37 has endorsed Rep. Carolyn Maloney in her Congressional re-election bid. “At a time of turbulence and tumult in Washington DC, where the Trump administration continues its assault on the rights of working men and women, we need strong labor advocates who can be counted on to walk the walk,” said DC 37 […]
  • Nightmare Ends With Citizenship January 29, 2020
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Almost seven years to the day his immigration nightmare began, Local 983 member Jose Molina began 2020 with the oath of citizenship. His family, union leaders, and a cadre of immigration lawyers and supporters witnessed the swearing-in ceremony at Federal Plaza in lower Manhattan Jan. 17. “I am just so happy […]
  • Union’s TV Show focuses on New State Enhanced Tenant Protections January 17, 2020
    By RUDY OROZCO Tune in to “State of the Union”, DC 37 television show hosted by Executive Director Henry Garrido this January 2020 when he welcomes DC 37’s Municipal Employees Legal Services (MELS) Director and Chief Counsel Bill Whalen and MELS Housing Unit Co-Supervisor Anette Bonelli to explain New York State’s historic new law which […]


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Meeting Schedule

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DC 37 Housing Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Housing Committee
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1655 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1655 Executive Board
Feb 3 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Retirees Association Hispanic Committee 10:30 am
DC 37 Retirees Association Hispanic Committee
Feb 4 @ 10:30 am
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Local 2627 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 2627 Executive Board
Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Retirees Association Housing Committee 11:00 am
DC 37 Retirees Association Housing Committee @ 125 Barclay St, New York, NY 10007, USA
Feb 5 @ 11:00 am
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Local 1549 HHC General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1549 HHC General Membership
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 PCT/SPCT 7:00 am
Local 1549 PCT/SPCT
Feb 11 @ 7:00 am
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DC 37 Retirees Association General Membership 10:00 am
DC 37 Retirees Association General Membership
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am
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DC 37 Retirees Association Health/CBTU Committee 12:00 pm
DC 37 Retirees Association Health/CBTU Committee
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm
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DC 37 Retirees Association Meet and Greet Committee 1:00 pm
DC 37 Retirees Association Meet and Greet Committee
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm
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Local 1655 Shop Stewards 6:00 pm
Local 1655 Shop Stewards
Feb 11 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 384 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 384 Executive Board
Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm
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DC 37 Civil Service Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Civil Service Committee
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1062 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1062 General Membership
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 HHC Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1549 HHC Executive Board
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 375 Delegates 6:00 pm
Local 375 Delegates
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Women’s Committee 6:30 pm
DC 37 Women’s Committee
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm
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Local 1797 Executive Board 9:00 am
Local 1797 Executive Board
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am
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DC 37 Retirees Association Political Action Committee 10:30 am
DC 37 Retirees Association Political Action Committee
Feb 18 @ 10:30 am
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DC 37 Asian Heritage Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Asian Heritage Committee
Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1113 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1113 General Membership
Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1087 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1087 General Membership
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1505 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1505 Executive Board
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 436 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 436 General Membership
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1113 Recreation Committee 6:00 pm
Local 1113 Recreation Committee
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 924 General Membership, Shop Stewards 5:00 pm
Local 924 General Membership, Shop Stewards
Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 924 General Membership 5:00 pm
Local 924 General Membership
Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm
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DC 37 Retirees Association Executive Board 11:00 am
DC 37 Retirees Association Executive Board
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am
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DC 37 Delegates 6:00 pm
DC 37 Delegates
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1113 Recreation Committee 6:00 pm
Local 1113 Recreation Committee
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm
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UPCOMING EVENTS

february

28feb(feb 28)6:00 pmBlack History Month Finale

june

11jun(jun 11)5:30 pmDC 37 Disability Advisory Committee

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