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  • Local 1559 Members Win Promotions and Pay Hike at American Museum of Natural History December 6, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS DC 37 resolved pay disputes and retention issues for three members of Local 1559 after the management of the American Museum of Natural History agreed to promote the Preparators and pay them $27,000 collectively. As a result of a series of labor management meetings, the museum promoted one Preparator to Sr. […]
  • New Hep C Treatment Program Available at NYC Health + Hospitals December 4, 2019
    By GREGORY N. HEIRES DC 37 members suffering with Hepatitis C are now eligible to participate in a pilot program designed to effectively treat the disease and reduce the exorbitant cost of current prescription medications. The new treatment regimen, devised by NYC Health+Hospitals in collaboration with the DC 37 Health & Security Plan, is available […]
  • Union Secretary, New Executive Board Members Elected December 2, 2019
    By GREGORY N. HEIRES On Nov. 26 DC 37 delegates elected John Hyslop, the president of Queens Library Guild Local 1321, as the new secretary of the union. At their monthly meeting, the delegates also voted to fill two vacancies on the DC 37 Executive Board. The delegates chose Franklyn “Bubba” Page, the longtime president […]
  • Historic disability rights victory creates hundreds of DOT jobs November 27, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS In recognition of his fight for the rights of disabled New Yorkers that has led to the installation and maintenance of thousands of curb ramps throughout the city, DC 37 Local 983 recently honored Joseph V. Stulberg, a resident of Henry J. Carter long-term care facility in Harlem. Stulberg inspired the […]
  • New Safety and Health Director a Fearless Advocate for Members November 26, 2019
    By MIKE LEE Deborah Williams, the new director of the DC 37 Safety & Health Dept., learned early in her career that stepping up and taking risks can be essential to effective advocacy. She has dedicated herself to ensuring the health and workplace safety of public sector workers – as an employee, activist and advocate […]
  • Retired DC 37 Leader Helps Rescue Couple from Burning Car on Staten Island November 25, 2019
    Retirement has not slowed down former Local 1320 President and 9/11 Ground Zero volunteer James Tucciarelli, who put his own life at risk to help others Saturday, Nov. 23. That night, the long-time DC 37 leader, along with two police officers and a neighbor, helped save two people trapped in a burning car. Tucciarelli was […]
  • Labor Counts! The 2020 Census Begins Soon November 22, 2019
    By MIKE LEE Make sure you’re counted. Millions of dollars and adequate political representation are at stake for New York City in the upcoming 2020 Census. “It is not an overstatement to say that the single most important issue that will effect the city’s future for the next 10 years is the Census,” says Julie […]
  • Update Your Beneficiary Form November 21, 2019
    By GREGORY N. HEIRES  Protect your loved ones. Keep your DC 37 Health & Security Plan and DC 37 Annuity Fund Plan beneficiary form up-to-date. Outdated information on the form can delay and even deprive your designee(s), spouse or children of much-needed benefits. A recurring example: A DC 37 member fails to update their beneficiary […]
  • Latina Equal Pay Day Nov. 20 November 20, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Latina Equal Pay Day is Nov. 20, 2019. That’s the date a Latina who started work on January 1, 2018 has to work until in order to earn the same pay as a white, non-Hispanic male co-worker hired on the same day. The inconvenient and uncomfortable truth that a Latina earns […]
  • City Achieves a Pathway to Pay Parity for Early Childhood Education Providers November 18, 2019
    By RUDY OROZCO On November 18, Mayor Bill de Blasio, NYC City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, Labor Relations Commissioner Renee Campion, and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza announced a pathway to pay parity between certified early childhood education teachers and entry-rate Department of Education salaries by October 2021. The announcement honors the promise made by the […]
  • Youngest Local President Elected November 16, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS When members elected Donique Berry president of Local 3778 New York City Police Department Civilian Unit in July, the 23-year-old scientist became the youngest local president in District Council 37. “This is my first job out of college,” Berry said. “All I knew is that having a union means they can’t […]
  • NYPD Traffic Enforcement Agent/Local 983 Member Linda Mercer Succumbs to 9/11 Cancer November 13, 2019
    By RUDY OROZCO On Nov. 6, the toxic environment at Ground Zero claimed another victim. After a long battle, DC 37 Local 983 member Linda Mercer succumbed to 9/11-related breast cancer in her Queens home. Mercer, an NYPD Traffic Enforcement Agent for 35 years, was assigned to Ground Zero in the aftermath of the 9/11 […]
  • Head Start Workers Ratify Agreement that Provides for Pay Equity with Public-School Teachers November 4, 2019
    Story and Photos by G.L. TYLER DC 37 members employed by Head Start recently ratified a three-year contractual agreement that will allow certified teachers in the federally-funded program to earn $68,652 by 2021. The Head Start educators, members of Local 95, join unionized day-care teachers represented by Local 205 – who ratified their contract agreement this past summer […]
  • City Lifeguards Preserve 6-Year Safety Record November 4, 2019
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Four City Lifeguards saved two drowning children from the waters of Manhattan Beach on August 24. The rescue was among the most dramatic of the many acts of exemplary service that has resulted in a six-year safety record of no drownings or fatalities at any public beaches or city pools guarded […]
  • NYC Charter Revision Proposals: Vote No on #4! October 29, 2019
    The New York City Charter is the city’s constitution. It controls how the city spends our tax dollars, how decisions are made about changes to our neighborhoods and the power of our elected officials. We now have an important opportunity to help amend the charter by voting on ballot proposals covering a wide variety of […]


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Meeting Schedule

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DC 37 Housing Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Housing Committee
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 Advocacy and Political Action 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Advocacy and Political Action
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1655 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1655 Executive Board
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 376 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 376 General Membership
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Retirees Association Hispanic Committee 10:30 am
DC 37 Retirees Association Hispanic Committee
Dec 3 @ 10:30 am
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Local 1549 PACC/Shop Stewards 5:30 pm
Local 1549 PACC/Shop Stewards
Dec 3 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1507 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1507 General Membership
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 2627 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 2627 Executive Board
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 374 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 374 Executive Board
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1930 Executive Board 6:45 pm
Local 1930 Executive Board
Dec 3 @ 6:45 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
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am
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Local 436 Executive Board 5:30 pm
Local 436 Executive Board
Dec 4 @ 5:30 pm
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DC 37 Caribbean Heritage Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Caribbean Heritage Committee
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1113 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1113 Executive Board
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 HHC General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1549 HHC General Membership
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 Sanitation 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Sanitation
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 375 Chapter Presidents 6:00 pm
Local 375 Chapter Presidents
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1506 General Membership 5:30 pm
Local 1506 General Membership
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1070 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1070 Executive Board
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 Good/Welfare 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Good/Welfare
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 HRA-DSS Chapter General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1549 HRA-DSS Chapter General Membership
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 983 Christmas Party 8:00 pm
Local 983 Christmas Party
Dec 6 @ 8:00 pm
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Local 1113 Shop Stewards 5:30 pm
Local 1113 Shop Stewards
Dec 9 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1549 PACC 5:30 pm
Local 1549 PACC
Dec 9 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1931 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 1931 Executive Board
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1407 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1407 General Membership
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 PCT/SPCT 7:00 am
Local 1549 PCT/SPCT
Dec 10 @ 7:00 am
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DC 37 Retirees Association General Membership 10:00 am
DC 37 Retirees Association General Membership
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am
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DC 37 Retirees Association Health/CBTU Committee 12:00 pm
DC 37 Retirees Association Health/CBTU Committee
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm
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Local 1549 Delegates 5:00 pm
Local 1549 Delegates
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm
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DC 37 Health/Disability Advisory Committee 5:30 pm
DC 37 Health/Disability Advisory Committee
Dec 10 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1655 Shop Stewards 6:00 pm
Local 1655 Shop Stewards
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1757 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1757 Executive Board
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1930 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1930 General Membership
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Executive Office, Executive Board 1:00 pm
DC 37 Executive Office, Executive Board
Dec 11 @ 1:00 pm
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Local 384 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 384 Executive Board
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm
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DC 37 Civil Service Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Civil Service Committee
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1062 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1062 General Membership
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 154 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 154 General Membership
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 HHC Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1549 HHC Executive Board
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 375 Delegates 6:00 pm
Local 375 Delegates
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Women’s Committee 6:30 pm
DC 37 Women’s Committee
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm
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Local 1251 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1251 General Membership
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1931 General Membership 5:15 pm
Local 1931 General Membership
Dec 16 @ 5:15 pm
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DC 37 Lesbian and Gay Issues Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Lesbian and Gay Issues Committee
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 Recreation 6:00 pm
Local 1549 Recreation
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Retirees Association Political Action Committee 10:30 am
DC 37 Retirees Association Political Action Committee
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am
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Local 1549 PACC Executive Board 5:30 pm
Local 1549 PACC Executive Board
Dec 17 @ 5:30 pm
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DC 37 Asian Heritage Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Asian Heritage Committee
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1113 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1113 General Membership
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 154 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 154 Executive Board
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 HHC Shop Stewards 6:00 pm
Local 1549 HHC Shop Stewards
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 2627 Shop Stewards 6:00 pm
Local 2627 Shop Stewards
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 957 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 957 General Membership
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1322 General Membership 5:00 pm
Local 1322 General Membership
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1549 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 1549 Executive Board
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1549 NEW 5:30 pm
Local 1549 NEW
Dec 18 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1087 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1087 General Membership
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1505 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1505 Executive Board
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 436 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 436 General Membership
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1113 Recreation Committee 6:00 pm
Local 1113 Recreation Committee
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1407 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1407 Executive Board
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 HBPL Chapter 6:00 pm
Local 1549 HBPL Chapter
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 DOITT-311 7:00 am
Local 1549 DOITT-311
Dec 20 @ 7:00 am
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Local 1797 Executive Board 9:00 am
Local 1797 Executive Board
Dec 21 @ 9:00 am
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Local 371 Civil Service Exam Training 5:00 pm
Local 371 Civil Service Exam Training
Dec 23 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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DC 37 Retirees Association Executive Board 11:00 am
DC 37 Retirees Association Executive Board
Dec 24 @ 11:00 am
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DC 37 Delegates 6:00 pm
DC 37 Delegates
Dec 24 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1113 Recreation Committee 6:00 pm
Local 1113 Recreation Committee
Dec 26 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 371 Civil Service Exam Training 5:00 pm
Local 371 Civil Service Exam Training
Dec 27 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Local 371 Civil Service Exam Training 5:00 pm
Local 371 Civil Service Exam Training
Dec 30 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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UPCOMING EVENTS

december

10dec(dec 10)5:30 pmDC 37 Disability Advisory Committee

11dec(dec 11)6:00 pmDC 37 Civil Service Committee

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january

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