2021 News Releases
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September 22, 2021
Statement from Executive Director Henry Garrido on NYS Supreme Court decision to lift the temporary injunction for the Department of Education vaccine mandate
“We are deeply disappointed that the temporary injunction has been lifted. This is not the end of the road and we will continue to fight for the right of workers to make their own healthcare decisions.
“The vast majority of District Council 37 members are vaccinated. For those still making up their minds, force is not the answer. The schools should implement weekly testing if they truly want to keep everyone safe.”District Council 37 is New York City's largest public employee union, with 150,000 members and 50,000 retirees.