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  • COVID-19 Cases Expose Workers’ Comp Failures May 7, 2021
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Calling for immediate policy changes to fix the broken New York State Workers’ Compensation system, a coalition of unions joined The New York Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) and attorney Robert E. Grey on April 27, to say the Workers Compensation system has failed some 250,000 workers who got […]
  • Essential Workers #GetVaccinated May 4, 2021
    Laura Morand, Local 2627 President I got the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on Feb 12. I could have gotten it a month early as a Fire Department employee, but I was hesitant.  I developed a lack of trust in the medical system after I was misdiagnosed on March 25, 2020. That day I was rushed by […]
  • MELS Bankruptcy Webinar Now Online  April 29, 2021
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS About 75 DC 37 members joined the Municipal Employees Legal Services (MELS) webinar “Bankruptcy: An Opportunity for a Fresh Start” on April 28.  At the Zoom webinar, the MELS team of consumer lawyers shared their expertise on the difference between Chapter 7 and 13, garnishments and judgments, how to protect one’s privacy, […]
  • Virtual Health and Safety Workshop for Local 95 and 205 Members April 29, 2021
    DC 37 invites members of Local 95 New York City Head Start Employees and Local 205 Day Care Employees to join us on Tuesday, May 4 from 6 to 7 p.m., for an important virtual workshop on health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual webinar will teach members about resources available through the […]
  • MELS BANKRUPTCY WEBINAR TONIGHT, APRIL 28, at 5:30 PM April 28, 2021
    The Municipal Employees Legal Services team of lawyers and experts will host a webinar on Bankruptcy, An Opportunity For A Fresh Start, TONIGHT April 28, at 5:30 p.m. They will discuss the difference between Chapters 7 and 13 bankruptcy, garnishments and judgments, protecting your privacy, how to rebuild your credit, and more. Register at www.DC37MELS.com […]
  • Labor and Climate Leaders Unite for Carbon Free and Healthy Schools Campaign April 27, 2021
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS  On the eve of the 51st Earth Day observance, DC 37 and a coalition of labor unions joined the New York City Central Labor Council and Climate Jobs NY to announce the Carbon Free and Healthy Schools campaign.  The initiative would create thousands of sustainable green jobs to address climate justice issues […]
  • WORKERS’ MEMORIAL DAY, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28 at 12 PM April 27, 2021
    DC 37 members and retirees are invited to join NYCOSH, the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, and other labor partners to commemorate the workers who have lost their lives on the job, including those workers who have passed as a result of exposure to COVID-19. The event will be live streamed at 12 […]
  • NEWS, UPCOMING EVENTS and SERVICES April 26, 2021
    PRIORITY COVID-19 VACCINE APPTS at AMNH LET DC 37 BOOK YOUR COVID-19 VACCINE APPOINTMENTS: DC 37 members who are a cultural or museum workers at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) are eligible for priority vaccine appointments beginning April 23. DC 37 can help members book their COVID-19 vaccine appointments. Please fill out this […]
  • DC 37 CLIMATE COMMITTEE BIKE RIDE for JOBS and JUSTICE SATURDAY, APRIL 24 at 11 AM April 22, 2021
    The DC 37 Climate Justice Committee is sponsoring a 15-mile bike ride Saturday, April 24, beginning at Bellevue Hospital, 462 1st Ave, New York, NY (rain date April 25). The ride will immediately follow an 11 AM press conference with DC 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido. Please wear green to show support for DC 37, […]
  • Union Restructures Divisions April 19, 2021
    District Council 37 announced new changes to its division structure. The union recently renamed and consolidated six divisions into four, allowing the union to better focus on delivering services and protecting the rights of members. The change is applicable to members who are employed at New York City mayoral agencies, cultural institutions, libraries, CUNY, MTA, […]
  • MELS Housing Discrimination Webinar Now Online April 15, 2021
     By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Hundreds of DC 37 members joined the MELS Housing Discrimination webinar April 14.  DC 37 housing experts, along with Human Rights Specialist Gui Yang from the NYC Human Rights Commission and Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, shared advice on how to fight housing discrimination. A recording of the event is now available online: www.bit.ly/3e1aFGR […]
  • NEWS, UPCOMING EVENTS and SERVICES April 13, 2021
    COVID-19 VACCINES LET DC 37 BOOK YOUR COVID-19 VACCINE APPOINTMENTS: DC 37 can help you book your COVID-19 vaccine appointment. Please fill out this form and a DC 37 representative will call you to book your appointment. What you need to know: * To confirm eligibility, you can check nyc.gov/covidvaccinedistribution. * Proof of eligibility required: […]
  • DC 37 Endorsements for the June 22 Primary April 13, 2021
    After a long process involving extensive candidate interviews and virtual forums for key positions, such as for NYC Mayor and Comptroller, with participation and input from DC 37 members, the union has decided to endorse the following candidates for the upcoming June 22 primary. The Following Candidates are Endorsed by DC 37 Eric Adams – MayorCorey Johnson – NYC ComptrollerJumaane Williams – Public AdvocateMark Levine – Manhattan […]
  • Essential Workers #GetVaccinated April 12, 2021
    This series shares DC 37 members’ personal stories and their reasons for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. In the fight to end a global pandemic, DC 37 is proud of the work, sacrifice, and dedication of its members in these unprecedented and challenging times. Hector Rodriguez  Housekeeping Services Aide, Metropolitan HospitalLocal 420 “I took the Pfizer […]
  • Essential Workers #GetVaccinated April 12, 2021
    This series shares DC 37 members’ personal stories and their reasons for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. In the fight to end a global pandemic, DC 37 is proud of the work, sacrifice, and dedication of its members in these unprecedented and challenging times. William Kelly  Housekeeping Services Local 420 “I’m the first person at Health+Hospitals […]
  • Essential Workers #GetVaccinated April 12, 2021
    This series shares DC 37 members’ personal stories and their reasons for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. In the fight to end a global pandemic, DC 37 is proud of the work, sacrifice, and dedication of its members in these unprecedented and challenging times. Anthony Almojera Lt. Paramedic, FDNY Vice President, Uniformed EMS Officers Local 3621 […]
  • Essential Workers #GetVaccinated April 12, 2021
    This series shares DC 37 members’ personal stories and their reasons for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. In the fight to end a global pandemic, DC 37 is proud of the work, sacrifice, and dedication of its members in these unprecedented and challenging times. Gloria Smith   Home Health Aide, Local 389 “I’ve been a home […]
  • Essential Workers #GetVaccinated April 12, 2021
    This series shares DC 37 members’ personal stories and their reasons for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. In the fight to end a global pandemic, DC 37 is proud of the work, sacrifice, and dedication of its members in these unprecedented and challenging times. Ricardo Reed Clerical Associate 3, Bellevue Hospital  Local 1549  “We each have […]
  • Essential Workers #GetVaccinated April 12, 2021
    This series shares DC 37 members’ personal stories and their reasons for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. In the fight to end a global pandemic, DC 37 is proud of the work, sacrifice, and dedication of its members in these unprecedented and challenging times. Nate Franco  Social Worker Level 3, Harlem HospitalLocal 768  “I am a […]
  • FEMA COVID-19 Burial Aid Program Begins April 12 April 12, 2021
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released its policy for the program and the application program for relief is expected to start on April 12.  The maximum amount of financial aid available is $9,000 per funeral. Those applicants with multiple deceased individuals can receive up to a maximum of $35,500 […]


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Local 1655 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1655 Executive Board
May 3 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Climate Justice Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
DC 37 Climate Justice Committee Meeting
May 4 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 384 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 384 Executive Board
May 12 @ 5:00 pm
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DC 37 Civil Service Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Civil Service Committee
May 12 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 375 Delegates 6:00 pm
Local 375 Delegates
May 12 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Women’s Committee 6:30 pm
DC 37 Women’s Committee
May 12 @ 6:30 pm
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Local 1113 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1113 General Membership
May 18 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Climate Justice Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
DC 37 Climate Justice Committee Meeting
May 18 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1505 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1505 Executive Board
May 19 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 436 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 436 General Membership
May 19 @ 6:00 pm
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