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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.

The 19 presidential candidates who participated in the AFSCME Public Service Forum on Saturday disagreed on a range of topics, but they all agreed on o

With former Vice President Joe Biden confirming his participation on Tuesday, the AFSCME-sponsored presidential candidate forum on Aug.

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.

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.