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  • Speaking Out Against Unfair Hospital Costs June 27, 2022
    Story and Photo by MIKE LEE DC 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido joined other union leaders and health care advocates at City Hall Park to demand action on exorbitant hospital prices and the financial stranglehold the five private hospital systems have on health care in New York City. The April 25 rally, organized by the […]
  • Time to Fight for What’s RIGHT June 24, 2022
    After more than two years of this pandemic, it is time we stand up for what is right, move forward, and engage the city to come to the table and negotiate a fair and just contract. Everyone should have received a bargaining survey as part of DC 37’s negotiating team’s efforts to work out a […]
  • TAKE ACTION with DC 37 TODAY to PROTECT ABORTION ACCESS June 24, 2022
    TAKE ACTION with DC 37 TODAY to PROTECT ABORTION ACCESS RALLY/MARCH TODAY, JUNE 24, at 6:30 P.M., WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK COMMUNITY CARE TO FOLLOW AT UNION SQUARE at 8 P.M. Bans Off Our Bodies! Today the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and nearly 50 years of precedent, eliminating the federal constitutional right to abortion, […]
  • PRIMARY DAY IS TUESDAY! INFORMATION ON THE 2022 NEW YORK STATE ELECTIONS June 24, 2022
    PRIMARY DAY IS TUESDAY! INFORMATION ON THE 2022 NEW YORK STATE ELECTIONS We can’t afford to sit on the sidelines! Time is running out to vote in the New York State Primary Election for Governor and Assembly. Find out who we’re supporting in your area here. You can vote at your nearest early voting site until June […]
  • June 28 Endorsements for June 28 Democratic Primary June 24, 2022
    District Council 37 is endorsing candidates for State Assembly in the first of two Democratic primaries this summer on June 28. Due to a challenge of New York State’s redistricting lines because of political gerrymandering, the New York Court of Appeals ruled on April 27 and a U.S. District Court subsequently upheld the decision on […]
  • Marie Francois Finds Her Voice at SLU June 24, 2022
    It took a while, but with support from her DC 37 education fund benefits, Marie Lodescar Francois is ready to raise her voice — and perhaps a few roofs. “I believe in lifelong learning and DC 37 offers lifelong learning and professional development free of charge,” Francois said. “Education can be life-changing. DC 37 knows […]
  • Fountain House Workers Speak Out After Successful Union Organizing Effort June 22, 2022
    By MIKE LEE DC 37 scored a significant win earlier this year in successfully organizing more than 100 workers at Fountain House in New York City and negotiating their first-ever collective bargaining agreement. This marks another victory for the union’s Organizing Department’s efforts to expand membership and opportunities for private-sector workers in health care and […]
  • SUPPORT FOR RETIRED AND DISABLED MEMBERS IS AVAILABLE June 17, 2022
    Do you feel more alone since you retired or are out of work due to a disability? Do you need someone to listen to your concerns? Do you need assistance from community agencies due to health problems? Retirement or being out of work due to a disability can be a time of change that presents […]
  • GET OUT THE VOTE! INFORMATION ON THE 2022 NEW YORK STATE ELECTIONS June 16, 2022
    Affordable housing, public safety, transit system improvements – what are the issues that matter most to you? If you want to see real change in your community, you must have a say in who represents you in Albany. We want to make sure every DC 37 member has the information you need to cast your […]
  • MONKEYPOX: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW June 15, 2022
    Monkeypox is a rare viral disease that does not occur naturally in the US. Cases in this country have been associated with international travel or importation of animals from areas where the disease is more common. As of June 8, 2022, positive cases of the current outbreak have been confirmed in 29 countries worldwide. There […]
  • Tell City Hall: Essential Workers Deserve Fair Pay and a New Contract NOW! June 15, 2022
    This is OUR time. Essential workers need a fair and just contract NOW! Join the DC 37 rally for a new contract TODAY June 15 at 5 PM, Foley Square, lower Manhattan. Wear your DC 37 green tee shirt and let your voices be heard. Bring your coworkers and friends. Let’s make this our biggest, loudest union […]
  • TUITION-FREE NURSING SCHOOL AT SUNY/CUNY June 14, 2022
    New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced applications for the 1000 Nurses for Our Future program are now being accepted. Free SUNY/CUNY nursing school tuition is awarded to a thousand individuals statewide. The scholarships will allow students to attend school, either full- or part-time, and are open to those new to the field or healthcare workers who […]
  • PLEASE COMPLETE THE DC 37 SURVEY TODAY! HELP US IDENTIFY TOP CONTRACT CONCERNS June 14, 2022
    Sisters and Brothers: Our 2017-2021 economic agreement — which covers 98,000 members — expired last year. The union is preparing for negotiations and wants to hear your top concerns and the steps you are willing to take to win a new contract. Starting May 31, DC 37 will conduct an online survey on the contract […]
  • Tell City Hall: Essential Workers Deserve Fair Pay and a New Contract NOW! June 9, 2022
    Join the DC 37 rally for a new contract on Wednesday June 15 at 5 PM, Foley Square, lower Manhattan. Wear your DC 37 green tee shirt and let your voices be heard. Bring your coworkers and friends. Be sure to complete the online survey at dc37survey.com by June 14, then join the rally June 15. A limited number […]
  • CELEBRATE the 65TH ANNUAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE SUNDAY JUNE 12 June 7, 2022
    The DC 37 Latino Heritage Committee will march in the 65th annual NATIONAL PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE on Fifth Avenue on Sunday, June 12. The LHC has a limited number of wristbands for members and retirees interested in marching in Puerto Rican Day Parade. Please RSVP by June 9 to email: DC37latinoheritage@gmail.com to reserve your […]
  • Notice About Legionnaires’ Disease June 6, 2022
    The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is currently investigating a community cluster of 27 cases of Legionnaires’ disease in the Highbridge section of the Bronx (ZIP Codes 10452 and 10456) and bordering communities. DC 37’s Safety and Health Unit advises those who may live or work in the Highbridge section of […]
  • Tell City Hall: Essential Workers Deserve Fair Pay and a New Contract NOW! June 2, 2022
    Join the DC 37 rally for a new contract on Wednesday June 15 at 5 PM, Foley Square, lower Manhattan. Wear your DC 37 green tee shirt and let your voices be heard. Bring your coworkers and friends. Be sure to complete the online survey at dc37survey.com by June 14, then join the rally June 15. A limited number […]
  • PLEASE COMPLETE THE DC 37 SURVEY TODAY! May 31, 2022
    HELP US IDENTIFY TOP CONTRACT CONCERNS Sisters and Brothers: Our 2017-2021 economic agreement — which covers 98,000 members — expired last year. The union is preparing for negotiations and wants to hear your top concerns and the steps you are willing to take to win a new contract. Starting May 31, DC 37 will conduct […]
  • STAY CONNECTED with DC 37 NEWS, UPCOMING EVENTS and SERVICES YOU CAN USE! May 27, 2022
    JUNE UNION EVENTS: PLEASE JOIN OUR NEW CONTRACT NOW! RALLY at FOLEY SQUARE on JUNE 15, at 5 PM Make your voices heard! Join the rally for a New Contract Now! at Foley Square/ Thomas Paine Park on JUNE 15 at 5 PM. DC 37 represents 150,000 of the City’s essential public workforce who keep […]
  • IMPORTANT: JOIN the PLAY FAIR RALLY for PARKS TODAY MAY 26 at CITY HALL at 10 AM May 26, 2022
    SUPPORT DC 37 PARKS WORKERS and NYC PARKS, SIGN the PLAY FAIR PETITION We need your help to win the fight for Parks funding and jobs. Join the Play Fair Rally TODAY Thursday, May 26 at City Hall, 10 to 11 AM. This is our final push for 1% of the New York City budget […]


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Meeting Schedule

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DC 37 Pride Diversity Interest Group Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
DC 37 Pride Diversity Interest Group Committee Meeting
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm
PDIG will hold a virtual meeting June 1 to kick off PRIDE Month at 6 PM. To attend the celebration, please REGISTER HERE. The PDIG committee meets on the 2nd Monday of the month (except [...]
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Local 1655 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1655 Executive Board
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Climate Justice Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
DC 37 Climate Justice Committee Meeting
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm
The DC 37 Climate Justice Committee meets the first and third Tuesday of every month. To join, please email Committee Chair Jon Forster at: 4unionnow@gmail.com.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailGooglePrint
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Local 384 Executive Board 5:00 pm
Local 384 Executive Board
Jun 8 @ 5:00 pm
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DC 37 Civil Service Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Civil Service Committee
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm
The DC 37 Civil Service Committee will meet virtually June 8 at 6 PM. Committee Chair Anthony Wells will lead the discussion on ZOOM. Please CLICK HERE to join. Meeting ID: 840 6190 9853 Passcode: [...]
Local 375 Delegates 6:00 pm
Local 375 Delegates
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Political Action Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Political Action Committee
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm
Please join us for our monthly DC 37 PAC meeting on Thursday, June 9th at 6pm, where we will be joined by Special Guest Speaker Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz – 39th AD in Queens. Agenda I. [...]
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DC 37 Health/Disability Advisory Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Health/Disability Advisory Committee
Jun 14 @ 6:00 pm
The DC 37 Disability Advisory Committee will meet virtually on June 14, at 6:00 PM. For more information please email Laura Morand at l2627president@gmail.comShare this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailGooglePrint
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DC 37 Rally 5:00 pm
DC 37 Rally @ City Hall Park
Jun 15 @ 5:00 pm
Contract Rally, June 15, 5 p.m. at City Hall Park. Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailGooglePrint
Local 1505 Executive Board 6:00 pm
Local 1505 Executive Board
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 436 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 436 General Membership
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm
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Local 372 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 372 General Membership
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm
Local 372 Scholarship Dinner Dance will be held on June 17 at 6 pm at Russo’s On The Bay,162-45 Cross Bay Blvd., Queens, NY 11414. CLICK HERE for reservations, tickets, and more information.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailGooglePrint
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DC 37 Holiday Closing 9:00 am
DC 37 Holiday Closing
Jun 20 @ 9:00 am
DC 37 will be closed on Monday June 20 in observance of Juneteenth.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailGooglePrint
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Local 1113 General Membership 6:00 pm
Local 1113 General Membership
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm
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DC 37 Climate Justice Committee Meeting 6:00 pm
DC 37 Climate Justice Committee Meeting
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm
The DC 37 Climate Justice Committee meets the first and third Tuesday of every month. To join, please email Committee Chair Jon Forster at: 4unionnow@gmail.com.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailGooglePrint
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DC 37 Women’s Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Women’s Committee
Jun 22 @ 6:00 pm
The DC 37 Women’s Committee will meet June 22 at 6 PM virtually on Ring Central. For more information, please email DC 37 Women’s Committee Chair, Local 420 President Carmen Charles: President@local-420.org.Share this:FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailGooglePrint
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DC 37 Latino Heritage Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Latino Heritage Committee
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm
The DC 37 Latino Heritage Committee will meet virtually on MONDAY JUNE 27, at 6 PM. Join Committee Chair Doris Hernandez Murphy on Zoom. To register, CLICK HERE. Meeting ID: 840 6190 9853 Passcode: 925632. [...]
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DC 37 Caribbean Heritage Committee 6:00 pm
DC 37 Caribbean Heritage Committee
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm
The DC 37 Caribbean Heritage Committee will meet June 29 at 6 PM to celebrate Caribbean Heritage Month at Local 420’s midtown headquarters, and virtually on Ring Central. For more information, please email Caribbean Heritage [...]
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09sep(sep 9)6:00 pmDC 37 Latino Heritage Committee Meeting

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