Member News

“It is 17 years since we completed the cleanup of the World Trade Center site. We’re not going to be here that much longer, you know?” said Local 375 member and Dept.

Local 375 members work in civil service titles subject to examinations in New York City.

DC 37 members scored a major victory earlier this week when the State legislature passed legislation that protects patients from excessive hospital emergency room charges.

Your union is about more than winning raise. Through negotiations over many years, our union has built up a comprehensive benefits package, which serves as a model for unions around the country.

Members of collective bargaining units represented by DC 37 (except Local 371) are eligible for Education Fund classes and programs.

Join Workers United/SEIU (ILGWU) for the commemoration of the 108th anniversary of the 1911 Triangle Factory Fire, one of the pivotal events in U.S. history and a turning point in labor’s struggle to achieve fair wages, dignity at work and safe working conditions.

Outrage at the deaths of 146 mostly young, female immigrants inspired the union movement and helped to institute worker protections and fire safety laws.

On February 1, 2019, AFSCME's Judicial Panel issued a decision on the three (3) protests filed in the Local 375 elections. With all of the protests dismissed, the administratorship is working with President Mike Troman to transition control of Local 375 back to the newly elected leadership. Please click here for decision.

By GREGORY N. HEIRES

Members at the City University of New York voted by more than 98 percent in favor of a 52-month new contract that provides a raise of more than 8 percent with no givebacks.

The contract–which covers 10,000 members–includes a new paid family leave benefit, which will go into effect in 2019.

“It’s a good contract,” said information technology assistant Anthony Chambers, a Local 2627 shop steward. “It’s in line with what the other city workers got, it’s equitable.”

Elected officers:

President - Mike Troman
1st Vice President - Mitchell (Mitch) Feder
2nd Vice President - Harry Donas
Secretary - Jose Concepcion
Treasurer - Elaine Garcia
Sergeant-at-Arms - Rebecca Freed
Executive Committee Chair - Stacey Moriates

Please click on the link below for the Associate Project Manager test prep course by the DC37 Education Fund:

www.dc37edfund.org/apmtestprep

Additionally, please click on the link below for test prep pdf documents which is in an Education and Experience format.

Ballots in the Local 375 officer runoff election were mailed out by AAA on Tuesday, November 13th and must be returned by 9 am on Thursday, December 6th. If you do not receive your ballot by November 20th, please contact AAA' Duplicate Hotline at 1-800-529-5218 Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.

Please participate in this important election.

Ballots were counted in the Local 375 election on Monday, November 11, 2018 (Please click here to see the vote count). None of the candidates running for any of the seven (7) Local 375 officer positions received the constitutionally required majority of votes to be declared elected. Local 375 will be having a run off election to determine the officers.

A few weeks back we asked you to submit questions to the candidates running for office in the upcoming Local 375 Elections, today we have posted the answers we received on our website: Candidate Q & A

Thank you all for your great questions, the committee chose 3 for each position and asked the candidates the same questions. Responses were limited to 150 words for each question.

Ballots will be mailed out Monday, October 15 and will arrive at your home soon after.