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  • 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 www.dc37everydayheroes.com 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 […]
  • Join DC 37 on Facebook Live, Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. September 8, 2020
    Join DC 37 Executive Director Director Henry Garrido on Facebook LIVE Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 6PM as he gives up-to-the-minute information on the Mayor’s proposed layoffs of 22,000 city workers, and what DC 37 is doing to press the state Legislature and City Hall to save jobs. A Q&A session with members will follow. Click […]
  • Stronger Together: A Labor Day Message from Henry Garrido September 7, 2020
    Today we gather to celebrate a bittersweet holiday in honoring our House of Labor. During this pandemic, many of our sisters and brothers have sacrificed and given so much as frontline workers while others were cast adrift in the chaos from the economic shutdowns. Yet our union stood together as one, growing stronger, our hearts […]
  • Unions Win Delay in DOE Schools Opening to Sept. 21 September 4, 2020
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS On the frontlines protecting members safety and health during the COVID-19 pandemic is DC 37 and Local 372 President Shaun D. Francois I, who on Sept. 2, did a public school walk-through with Mayor de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. “Our first priority in this COVID-19 crisis is the health […]
  • Important DC 37 September Events September 2, 2020
    Join Local 983, DC 37, SSEU Local 371, other Unions and elected officials at the RALLY for JOBS and VITAL CITY SERVICES    WHEN: Thursday Sept. 3, 10 AM WHERE: Foley Square, Lower Manhattan Tell the Mayor and Lawmakers: ESSENTIAL WORKERS ARE NOT EXPENDABLE WORKERS! DO NOT BALANCE the BUDGET on the BACKS of CITY […]
  • Local 1455 Paints BLM Murals  September 1, 2020
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS  Crews of Traffic Device Maintainers in Local 1455 laid the groundwork for five official murals spelling out Black Lives Matter on major boulevards and roadways around New York City. Local 1455 members employed at the DOT Sign Shop in Maspeth, Queens, made and hung street signs at the thoroughfares officially co-named for […]
  • Local 3005 is Key to NYC’s COVID-19 Response August 31, 2020
    BY DIANE S. WILLIAMS, with additional reporting by Samantha Rappa-Giovagnoli Local 3005 scientists are on the front lines of New York City’s COVID-19 response, testing for the deadly virus and its antibodies at New York City public health labs. This month the Health Dept. scientists are expanding vital testing, opening nine new COVID-19 clinics in underserved communities across […]
  • Local 3778 President to NYPD: Black Lives Matter August 27, 2020
        L3778 Prez to NYPD: Black Lives Matter By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Donique Berry, a former scientist and union leader at the NYPD Crime Lab, learned early in life to always speak up for what’s important. “As a Black kid in an all white high school in Poughkeepsie, I was bullied by two white […]
  • DC 37 Locals Lead Hurricane Cleanup August 25, 2020
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Isaias, the storm with near-hurricane force winds, battered New York City Aug. 4, left 2.5 million in the tristate without power and ripped down 21,000 trees across the five boroughs. DC 37 members were on the front lines of the citywide cleanup, answering emergency calls, clearing uprooted trees and felled limbs […]
  • Parks Rangers Axed in Foul Budget Move August 20, 2020
    BY DIANE S. WILLIAMS Fifty Urban Park Rangers were chopped June 30 as New York City entered a new fiscal cycle in what union leaders say is a misguided response to the nationwide call to defund police. “Urban Park Rangers are part of the Parks Department. They are Peace Officers who teach people and their […]
  • City Lifeguards Honored for Orchard Beach Rescue August 18, 2020
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS, with additional reporting and photo by MIKE LEE City Lifeguards who saved a drowning man at Orchard Beach in July were awarded citations for their heroism from three state and city lawmakers on August 17. “When we think of first responders, we often think of EMS, Fire and Police. Yet, on July […]
  • Can You Help Improve Our Census Response For Future Jobs and Services? August 17, 2020
    Sisters and Brothers, DC 37 needs your help in fighting for our city’s future. With the Trump administration’s decision to end the 2020 Census count four weeks early, the Census Bureau now has to accurately count the nation’s hardest-to-reach residents — nearly four of every 10 households — in just six weeks, by Sept. 30. […]
  • City Lifeguards Save Drowning Man at Orchard Beach August 14, 2020
    BY DIANE S. WILLIAMS A crew of five City Lifeguards rescued a Bronx man who collapsed in knee-deep water at Orchard Beach July 29. “We saw him wade out and suddenly he collapse face down into the water,” said Lifeguard Supervisor Neil Veloz. “When we reached him and pulled him out, he had no pulse […]
  • The DC 37 Health & Security Plan is Here to Help Members Cope With Stress August 13, 2020
    Many people feel Stress in the face of Uncertainty. If these feelings are overwhelming you the Personal Service Unit is here to help. Stress is an inevitable part of life. Stress may be due to personal relationships, the workplace, or life changes. Repeated and prolonged exposure to stressful situations may take a toll on our […]
  • Local 983 to Albany Legislators: Approve Short-Term Borrowing to Save 22,000 Jobs August 13, 2020
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS  More than 100 members of Motor Vehicle Operators Local 983, went to Albany August 13 to urge state lawmakers to block the proposed layoffs of 22,000 NYC public employees. “The proposed layoffs will hit some of the lowest-paid municipal workers in New York City,” said Local 983 President Joe Puleo, “the […]
  • MELS Workshop on End of Life Documents Now on Video August 12, 2020
    MELS, DC 37’s Municipal Employees Legal Services, is making available a video recording of the August 5th workshop on Wills and End of Life documents. Almost 600 union members registered for this Zoom workshop but due to power outages caused by Tropical Storm Isaias, some were unable to log on. DC 37 is offering members […]


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Local 1655 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1655 Executive Board
Sep 7 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 384 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 384 Executive Board
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm
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DC 37 Civil Service Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Civil Service Committee
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 375 Delegates 6:00 pm
Local 375 Delegates
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Women’s Committee 6:30 pm
DC 37 Women’s Committee
Sep 9 @ 6:30 pm
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Local 384 General Membership 5:00 pm
Local 384 General Membership
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm
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DC 37 Asian Heritage Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Asian Heritage Committee
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1113 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1113 General Membership
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1087 General Membership 5:00 pm
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Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1505 Executive Board 6:00 pm
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Local 436 General Membership 6:00 pm
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Local 1797 Executive Board 9:00 am
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