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

The DC 37 Education Fund is currently accepting applications for the Winter 2019 cycle.

Like others around the world, I mourned the death last week of Aretha Franklin. The Queen of Soul set a new standard for enduring classic songs with both artistic and political impact, like her mega-hit “Respect,” which became an anthem for both the civil rights and women’s movements.

And that song is on my mind as we embark on a week of action dedicated to shining light on the stakes for women in the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

The DC 37 Education Fund is currently accepting applications for the Summer 2018 & Fall 2018 cycle.

Flooding downpours did not stop members from attending the annual August housing fair at the union hall, where many met real estate professionals who offer mortgages, inspections, credit counseling, and other housing-related services.

DC 37 will be sending two busloads of members to Philadelphia for a rally and march to protest the repressive deportation practices of ICE.

The rally, spearheaded by Unite Here! with the support of many unions, is set for Wednesday, Aug. 15.

DC 37 members and retirees interested in attending the rally should call the Organizing Dept. at 212-815-1095 to reserve a seat. Read more...

AFSCME members are heeding the call to #RiseUp this week at the 43rd International Convention of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees in Boston.

AFSCME, DC 37’s national union, now stands at the forefront of labor’s resistance as public workers nationwide are standing together, pushing back against anti-union forces after the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME in June.

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 rights and fundamental freedoms for all.