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  • 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 […]
  • DC 37 CUNY Days: We Can Help You Jumpstart Your Career! January 16, 2020
    Worker Education at the CUNY School of Labor & Urban Studies (SLU) is here to help you achieve your academic and career goals. Our experienced advisors are available to meet one-on-one to discuss: Academic requirements for specific jobs Choosing a CUNY campus and major Applying to and financing a CUNY degree Certificate and non-credit options […]
  • Remembering Dr. King January 15, 2020
    BY DIANE S. WILLIAMS On the 91st anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth January 15, we reflect on his life’s pursuit of liberty, justice, equality for all and service to others. Dr. King’s life was cut short in 1968 at the age of 39 in Memphis, Tennessee. At the invitation of the American […]
  • DC 37 union backs Councilman Donovan Richards for Queens borough president January 8, 2020
    This article originally appeared in the New York Daily News on Jan. 6, 2020. By ANNA SANDERS The city’s largest public employee union endorsed Councilman Donovan Richards for Queens borough president on Monday, promising a boost for the pol from thousands of its members. District Council 37 has some 46,000 members, retirees and their family who […]
  • 125 Barclay St. to Close Jan. 21 January 3, 2020
    Beginning Jan. 21, all DC 37 services will be located at 55 Water Street (23rd Floor), as we initiate extensive work at our headquarters at 125 Barclay Street that is expected to take between 3–5 years to complete. Please continue to consult the DC 37 website and the DC 37 phone hotline at 212.815.7555 for updates on […]
  • 2019: Growing Union Power December 26, 2019
    Membership Reaches 150,000 By GREGORY N. HEIRES From the halls of the U.S. Congress to the streets of New York City and workplaces in the five boroughs, DC 37 kept busy in 2019 looking out for the interests of members and retirees. The union’s success in carrying out its mission is becoming ever more important […]
  • 2020: The Year Ahead December 23, 2019
    By HENRY GARRIDO A union’s power depends on the ability to grow and the flexibility to change. 2019 was a year of tremendous growth and change within District Council 37. With the addition of nearly 25,000 non-profit, care workers from the former DC 1707, our union now has a broader scope and the potential to […]
  • A Winter Wonderland in a Corner of Queens December 14, 2019
    Every winter, Mike Giglio, a retired Local 376 Construction Laborer, decorates his home for the holidays to create a winter wonderland at 102-24 Rau Court in Hamilton Beach near 102 Street, near Howard Beach in Queens. “I’ve been doing this for about 37 years,” said Giglio. Since retiring in July, he relies on friends to […]
  • DC 37 and SEIU 32BJ Join Forces to Demand Accountability from Private Hospitals December 13, 2019
    Scores of members from DC 37 AFSCME and SEIU 32BJ, two of the city’s largest unions, attended a packed City Council hearing Dec 12 where leaders and representatives testified about runaway charges in NYC’s largest private hospitals. The unions presented testimony on the effects of skyrocketing costs for health care and asked the City Council […]
  • The DC 37 Political Endorsement Process: How It Works December 13, 2019
    District Council 37 is proud to support labor-friendly candidates committed to protecting workers rights and advancing the social and economic rights of all New Yorkers. A District Council 37 (DC 37) endorsement is more than a stamp of approval; it is a commitment of time, resources, and mutual support. To receive an endorsement, our members […]
  • 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 […]


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Meeting Schedule

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Local 371 Civil Service Exam Training 5:00 pm
Local 371 Civil Service Exam Training
Jan 3 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Local 371 Civil Service Exam Training – Saturday 9:00 am
Local 371 Civil Service Exam Training – Saturday
Jan 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
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Local 371 Civil Service Exam Training 5:00 pm
Local 371 Civil Service Exam Training
Jan 6 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Local 1655 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1655 Executive Board
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 2627 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 2627 Executive Board
Jan 7 @ 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
Jan 8 @ 11:00 am
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Local 384 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 384 Executive Board
Jan 8 @ 5:00 pm
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DC 37 Civil Service Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Civil Service Committee
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1062 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1062 General Membership
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 HHC Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1549 HHC Executive Board
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 371 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 371 General Membership
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 375 Delegates 6:00 pm
Local 375 Delegates
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Women’s Committee 6:30 pm
DC 37 Women’s Committee
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm
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Local 371 Civil Service Exam Training 5:00 pm
Local 371 Civil Service Exam Training
Jan 10 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Local 1549 PCT/SPCT 7:00 am
Local 1549 PCT/SPCT
Jan 14 @ 7:00 am
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DC 37 Retirees Association General Membership 10:00 am
DC 37 Retirees Association General Membership
Jan 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
Jan 14 @ 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
Jan 14 @ 1:00 pm
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Local 1320 General Membership 4:30 pm
Local 1320 General Membership
Jan 14 @ 4:30 pm
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Local 1655 Shop Stewards 6:00 pm
Local 1655 Shop Stewards
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 NEW 5:00 pm
Local 1549 NEW
Jan 15 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1087 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1087 General Membership
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1505 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1505 Executive Board
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 436 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 436 General Membership
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1113 Recreation Committee 6:00 pm
Local 1113 Recreation Committee
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 371 Civil Service Exam Training 5:00 pm
Local 371 Civil Service Exam Training
Jan 17 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
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Local 372 General Membership 5:30 pm
Local 372 General Membership
Jan 20 @ 5:30 pm
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DC 37 Retirees Association Political Action Committee 10:30 am
DC 37 Retirees Association Political Action Committee
Jan 21 @ 10:30 am
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Local 1549 DEP Chapter 5:30 pm
Local 1549 DEP Chapter
Jan 21 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1549 Finance Committee 5:30 pm
Local 1549 Finance Committee
Jan 21 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1549 PACC 5:30 pm
Local 1549 PACC
Jan 21 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1549 Recreation 5:30 pm
Local 1549 Recreation
Jan 21 @ 5:30 pm
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DC 37 Asian Heritage Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Asian Heritage Committee
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1113 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1113 General Membership
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1549 Executive Board 5:30 pm
Local 1549 Executive Board
Jan 22 @ 5:30 pm
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Local 1549 DOITT-311 7:00 am
Local 1549 DOITT-311
Jan 23 @ 7:00 am
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Local 1549 Civil Service Committee 5:00 pm
Local 1549 Civil Service Committee
Jan 23 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1113 Recreation Committee 6:00 pm
Local 1113 Recreation Committee
Jan 23 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1455 General Membership 4:00 pm
Local 1455 General Membership
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm
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Local 371 Civil Service Exam Training 5:00 pm
Local 371 Civil Service Exam Training
Jan 24 @ 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
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am
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DC 37 Delegates 6:00 pm
DC 37 Delegates
Jan 28 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 299 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 299 General Membership
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1251 General Membership 5:00 pm
Local 1251 General Membership
Jan 30 @ 5:00 pm
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Local 1549 Women’s Committee 5:00 pm
Local 1549 Women’s Committee
Jan 30 @ 5:00 pm
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UPCOMING EVENTS

january

27jan(jan 27)9:00 am(jan 27)9:00 amLocal 372 Citywide Orientation Meeting

29jan(jan 29)5:30 pmStudent Debt Workshop

29jan(jan 29)5:30 pmDC 37 Municipal Employees Housing Program First Time Home Buyer Seminar

february

03feb(feb 3)6:00 pmBlack History Month Opening

06feb(feb 6)6:00 pmBlack History Month Local 1930 Event

07feb(feb 7)6:00 pmBlack History Month SSEU Local 371 Event

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