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The DC 37 Health & Security Plan instituted its generic-based prescription drug program two decades ago in response to the skyrocketing costs of presc

Today, the new paid family leave benefit is open for application in most agencies.

Despite high levels of stress on the job, many state and local workers say they highly value serving the public and their communities and feel generally satisfied with their jobs.

AFSCME members who work in health care and social services jobs face workplace violence daily. Now they are closer to having it.
The DC 37 Education Fund has signed an agreement with The City College of New York for the school to offer basic computer courses to DC 37 members.
District Council 37 leaders have launched an ambitious, multi-year plan to fortify the union by organizing thousands of new members, expanding services, developing a larger presence in the workplace and the community and improving its financial condition.

Civil Service and 375 Members

Municipal unions and the city agreed to major benefit changes in February under a $3.4 billion plan to hold down health-care costs.

The Municipal Labor Committee (MLC), which is comprised of public sector unions in the city and negotiates on health-care matters on their behalf, approved the benefit modification package on Feb. 22. The changes will go into effect July 1. Read more....