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9/11 Health Watch releases a video series explaining the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and how 9/11 responders, survivors, and their families can access the program...

The DC 37 Muncipal Employees Legal Services (MELS) answers your questions about the debts of deceased loved ones, especially during this coronavirus pandemic. 

Some of the nation’s largest cultural institutions accepted more than $1.6 billion in federal help to weather the coronavirus pandemic, but continued to let go of workers – even though the assistan

In 2016, DC 37 helped thousands of members get $10 million in refunds and savings on expensive tax preparation. If you (and your spouse*) earn less than the income ceilings below, or you are eligible for free or reduced lunch programs, you may qualify for this free tax filing assistance. (*Spouse's income must be included if you are filing jointly). Please click here for detail information.

An enthusiastic crowd gathered at union headquarters on Jan. 26 to support New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio for a second term. 

Garrido praised de Blasio for implementing pre-K, promoting meaningful solutions to the affordable housing crisis and wrapping up virtually all of the outstanding contracts of the unionized municipal workforce. Read full story

Answering a groundswell call to action, DC 37 activists joined hundreds of thousands of pink-hatted protesters at the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. on Jan. 21, the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration.

The march was the largest ever in the United States, drawing over 500,000 people in Washington and 3.3 million around the country. Hundreds of thousands gathered in Manhattan and in 500 cities from Boston to Honolulu, and on all seven continents.

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.