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  • 2020 General Election Endorsements October 22, 2020
    DC 37 urges you to vote early using your absentee ballot or you can vote on Election Day. DISTRICT      U.S. CONGRESS MEMBER 5. Gregory Meeks 6. Grace Meng 7. Nydia Velazquez 8. Hakeem Jeffries 9. Yvette Clarke 10. Jerrold Nadler 11 . Max Rose 12. Carolyn Maloney 13. Adriano Espaillat 14. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 15. […]
  • Special Event for DC 37 Members – Phone Bank with AFSCME President Lee Saunders!  October 22, 2020
    Don’t miss our special event this Saturday, October 24. Join President Lee Saunders of our international union, AFSCME, along with our brothers and sisters in labor from other states as we do our part to get out the vote for Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, and worker friendly candidates at all levels of government.  We’ll be […]
  • It’s Time You Get Your High School Equivalency Diploma October 21, 2020
    Do you need your High School Equivalency Diploma? You may be eligible for the TASC test waiver due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The test for the High School Equivalency Diploma is now called the TASC Test. The TASC, Test Assessing Secondary Completion, replaces the GED exam. It has five subtests: Reading, Writing,  Science, Social Studies […]
  • Walk for Cancer Cure October 19, 2020
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS October is Cancer Awareness Month but during a global pandemic that halted most social activities, Yvonne Mosquito, an SSEU Local 371 member and Children’s Sevices Community Coordinator found a way to moved forward with friends and raise funds and awareness. On Oct. 11 Mosquito rounded up nine coworkers and family to […]
  • New Deadline For Your Census 2020 Response is Oct. 15 October 14, 2020
    A recent Supreme Court decision allowed the Trump Administration to change the Census 2020 deadline to Thursday Oct. 15. Cutting the response time for New York City to TOMORROW, OCT. 15 at 11:59 PM, will adversely affect our number of seats in the House of Representatives, and future federal aid for schools, hospitals and health […]
  • Can You Help GOTV? October 14, 2020
    Sisters and Brothers, We are 20 days away from the most critical moment in history! The upcoming 2020 Presidential Election Nov. 3 will be our only opportunity to elect new, proven leadership with the goal of preserving and protecting our country and our rights as workers!  This is an anxious and difficult time for us […]
  • Upcoming October DC 37 Events October 13, 2020
    POLITICAL ACTION VOTER INFO: Election Day is Nov. 3. Out of an abundance of caution during this COVID-19 pandemic, DC 37 urges you to vote by mail-in ballot. A full list of union-endorsed candidates is in the most recent issue of PEPTalk and Absentee ballot request deadline is Oct. 27. You must request a […]
  • Crossing Guard Saves Queens Man October 9, 2020
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS A Local 372 School Crossing Guard helped a man who passed out while crossing a busy intersection near P.S. 195 in Rosedale, Queens on Oct. 7. “It was my first day at the post and this man was pulling a very heavy cart. When he reached the yellow divider he slowed […]
  • You Can Help Get Out the Vote October 8 October 7, 2020
    Sisters & Brothers,  With just 27 days to Election Day, there’s no better time than now to stand up and make a difference. We are less than a month away from the most critical moment in history. The upcoming 2020 Presidential Election will be our only opportunity to elect new, proven leadership for our nation!  […]
  • Facts About Voting by Mail in the 2020 General Election October 5, 2020
    In response to the COVID pandemic, New York passed legislation to allow any eligible voter to vote by absentee, or “by mail.” For your request for an absentee ballot to be accepted, you must check the box for “Temporary Illness” as the reason for requesting a mail-in ballot on the application. The definition of “Temporary […]
  • MELS Holds Housing Rights Webinar October 2, 2020
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS DC 37’s Municipal Employees Legal Services held a Renters’ and Tenants’ Housing Rights webinar on Zoom with housing experts and union lawyers on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Hundreds of union members joined the afterwork online session to watch MELS lawyers present the latest updates on tenants’ rights and Governor Cuomo’s eviction moratorium. […]
  • We Say No Layoffs! September 30, 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic, a sudden public health crisis that has gripped our country since March, came as a shock and has taken an emotional and financial toll unprecedented in the history of New York City.  Immediately, our city became one of the major epicenters of the outbreak. The consequences were sudden. Plans were changed, futures […]
  • Census Town Hall Update September 28, 2020
    DC 37 members and retirees are invited to a Census Town Hall with Community Voices Heard and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer tonight at 6 p.m. on Zoom. You must use the updated LINK: The Census deadline is October 15.  Only half of New Yorkers have been counted, so it’s important that each of […]
  • MELS Housing Seminar on Tuesday, September 29 5:30 – 7 P.M. September 24, 2020
    DC 37’s Municipal Employees Legal Services invites you to participate in a ZOOM webinar on Renters’ Housing Rights on Tuesday, September 29, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Join us for an update on tenant rights, the eviction moratorium, the re-opening of NYC Housing Court, COVID-19 defenses to non-payment, rent overcharges, preferential rents and the movement to strengthen tenant […]
  • Can You Help Phone Bank Pennsylvania for Biden/Harris 2020? September 22, 2020
    Sisters and Brothers, We are Just 40 days away from Election Day. Last week we kicked off our virtual phone banks to call AFSCME members in Pennsylvania in support of Biden/Harris 2020. Pennsylvania will go a long way in deciding the outcome of this election. If the events of the last 72 hours are any […]
  • MELS Can Help With New Eviction Protections September 18, 2020
    By BILL WHALEN, Director and Chief Counsel, DC 37 Municipal Employees Legal Services DC 37’s Municipal Employees Legal Services is here to help members with their housing issues. If you have received a legal notice, are in need of rental assistance or have a question about a lease renewal, rent increase, repair dispute, rent subsidy, income […]
  • Get Out the Vote, Climate Summit, Housing and Other Events September 15, 2020
    POLITICAL ACTION HELP GOTV IN PA To support Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris in the November general elections, DC 37 will be running a weekly phonebank beginning TOMORROW September 16 and every WEDNESDAY through Election Day. Our ability to secure crucial funds for jobs and public services and to protect our right […]
  • You Can Help DC 37 Stop the Proposed Layoffs September 14, 2020
    Sisters and Brothers, Over the weekend DC 37 launched a campaign to highlight the invaluable services our members provide and demand the state Legislature take action to stop the proposed layoffs of 22,000 city workers. Please visit to watch the video and click the link to email your elected officials and urge them to […]
  • Sept. 11 Remembrance September 11, 2020
    On the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we remember and honor the sacrifice of four DC 37 members who died on that terrible day: Rev. Mychal F. Judge, FDNY Chaplain, Local 299; Carlos Lillo, Paramedic, Local 2057; OTB Betting Clerk Chet Louie of Local 2021 and Lt. Ricardo Quinn, Paramedic of Local 3621. We […]
  • Fall 2020 DC 37 Education Fund Free Training and Benefits September 10, 2020
    The DC 37 Education Fund is offering classes online Fall 2020: DC 37 Education Fund is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2020 cycle online classes. The Ed Fund offers classes on labor, business, the Lillian Roberts Women’s Leadership Academy, and more. For a full list of DC 37 Ed Fund courses and programs and […]

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Local 1655 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1655 Executive Board
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 384 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 384 Executive Board
Oct 14 @ 5:00 pm
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DC 37 Civil Service Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Civil Service Committee
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Local 375 Delegates 6:00 pm
Local 375 Delegates
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DC 37 Women’s Committee 6:30 pm
DC 37 Women’s Committee
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Local 1797 Executive Board 9:00 am
Local 1797 Executive Board
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DC 37 Asian Heritage Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Asian Heritage Committee
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1113 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1113 General Membership
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Local 1087 General Membership 5:00 pm
Local 1087 General Membership
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Local 1505 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1505 Executive Board
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Local 436 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 436 General Membership
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