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The union scored several major victories in this years’ city budget process, including getting $16 million for public library operating expenses and $60 m

DC 37 started bargaining talks with the city for a new economic agreement on Nov.

The Janus case was an attempt to deliver a knockout blow to millions of working people and their families who looked to the Supreme Court as an independent institution that advances equal

Yesterday’s 5-4 U.S. Supreme Court decision smashes precedent and overturns the Court’s unanimous 1977 decision in Abood v. Detroit Board of Education, which upheld the maintaining of a union shop in a public workplace.

Low-dose generic statins will be provided for free by members’ health-care plans instead of the DC 37 prescription drug benefit.

This change meets a requirement of the Affordable Health Care Act and goes into effect July 1.

To fill statin prescriptions, members ages 40 to 75 need to present their health insurance card when filling statin prescriptions at their pharmacy. Under the ACA, low-dose statins are free.

There’s a rally at City Hall on Feb. 15 at 11:30 for more funding and better conditions at NYCHA being held by Community Voices Heard. Please click here for flyer.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Jan. 5 announced a plan to boost the state’s tax-credit for child care, which will reduce the financial burden faced of an estimated 200,000 middle-class families across the state.

The enhanced tax credit will more than double the credit for families with incomes between $50,000 and $150,000.

 Member-provided photo.

Pictured: Keith Kracht. Photo Credit: Member-provided photo.

So far, what critics said about the Trump tax plan is proving to be true: It’s a scam.

There was standing room only as more than 300 union members jammed the conference room at the offices of the Human Resources Administration in Brooklyn for a town hall style meeting. Read more...

AFSCME President Lee Saunders lashed out at the Trump administration after President Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders to make it easier to fire federal workers and weaken their unions.