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  • One of Us June 14, 2021
    We must make an important decision later this month. The Democratic primary is on June 22, and I urge all of you to vote. More than ever before, the upcoming primary election offers an opportunity for us to shed the failed policies of the past and decide the future of New York City—your city. I […]
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Men’s Health Awareness Month: Prostate Cancer Screening and Early Detection June 10, 2021
    Dear DC 37 Member, June is Men’s Health Awareness Month. For many men, the fear of prostate cancer is overwhelming. MSK Direct has developed prostate screening educational materials to encourage early prostate screening for males over age 45. Learning about the risk factors associated with developing prostate cancer, such as age, family history, and race/ethnicity […]
  • Celebrating Caribbean-American Heritage June 10, 2021
    Dear Brothers and Sisters: Summer is upon us and we are hopefully just a few more weeks away from the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been a struggle, but we are finally seeing the fruits of all the hard work and sacrifice that healthcare professionals have put into fighting this pandemic.  On behalf […]
  • OCB Sides with Local 1505 in IPP Win June 9, 2021
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS An impartial Board of Collective Bargaining determined that the City and the Parks Department Advocate’s Office violated the New York State collective bargaining law when it tried to dictate to Local 1505 and the union who could represent members. The Office of Collective Bargaining also shot down management’s attempt to modify […]
  • Parks Worker Saves Kid from Coney Island Jetty June 1, 2021
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS A quick-acting City Seasonal Aide saved a stranded boy and the bystander attempting to save him, pulling them from the jetty at Coney Island Beach on May 22. It was one of the first seaside rescues of 2021. The scorching 89-degree temperature that day drew hundreds of people to the famous Brooklyn boardwalk […]
  • Parks Workers Help Homeless Sisters Get Safe Shelter June 1, 2021
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS Two Burmese sisters, who were homeless in New York City for over 12 years, are now in temporary housing thanks to the care and persistence of two Parks Department workers.  Parks Enforcement Officer Odelia Lee of Local 983 and Captain Cynthia Thompson of SSEU Local 371 worked together to successfully relocate the […]
  • NEWS, SECTION 8, UPCOMING EVENTS and SERVICES May 25, 2021
    APPLY FOR SECTION 8 RENT SUBSIDY NOW Waitlist Now Open Thru May 28, 2021 The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program, commonly known as Section 8, is a federal program designed to provide rental assistance to low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market. The New […]
  • DC 37 and CUNY EXPAND LABOR LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM May 24, 2021
    By STEPHEN JOHNSON, DC 37 Education Fund Administrator DC 37 and the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies (SLU) will fully fund a series of four Labor Leadership programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels for DC 37 members. These free college courses will provide a comprehensive overview of union-side labor relations in […]
  • Rally for Parks Funding, Jobs May 20, 2021
    By DIANE S. WILLIAMS At a virtual rally today, the Play Fair Now Coalition consisting of DC 37, New Yorkers for Parks, and the League of Conservation Voters, as well as parks advocates urged the Mayor to restore $84 million in funding for city parks. New Yorkers relied on public parks more than ever in 2020 […]
  • APPLY NOW FOR SECTION 8 RENT SUBSIDY May 17, 2021
    Section 8 Rent Subsidy Waitlist Now Open Thru May 28, 2021 The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program, commonly known as Section 8, is a federal program designed to provide rental assistance to low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market. Through the HCV Program, an […]
  • NEWS, UPCOMING EVENTS and SERVICES May 11, 2021
    PSU: HELP FOR ANXIETY The Personal Service Unit (PSU) of DC 37’s Health and Security Plan would like to offer information and coping techniques for Anxiety. This past year has been filled with challenges, disruptions, fears and losses. As we transition to increasing in-person activities, we may feel additional Anxiety.  Anxiety is a mental health […]
  • 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, […]


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Local 1655 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1655 Executive Board
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm
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Disability Advisory Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
Disability Advisory Committee Meeting
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm
Presenter: Roy McAllister, Assistant Director of the Office of Safety and Health for the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Topic: Worker’s Rights Protected by OSHA – Occupational Safety Hazard Administration Join from PC, Mac, [...]
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Local 384 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 384 Executive Board
Jun 9 @ 5:00 pm
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DC 37 Civil Service Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Civil Service Committee
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 375 Delegates 6:00 pm
Local 375 Delegates
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Women’s Committee 6:30 pm
DC 37 Women’s Committee
Jun 9 @ 6:30 pm
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DC 37 Political Action Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Political Action Committee
Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm
Please join us for our monthly DC 37 PAC meeting Thursday, June 10th at 6pm, as we welcome Special Guests Brooklyn BP Eric Adams, NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson and other endorsed candidates. Please click [...]
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Local 1113 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1113 General Membership
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 957 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 957 General Membership
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 1505 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1505 Executive Board
Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 436 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 436 General Membership
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