Member News

DC 37 has joined the four of the state’s largest unions to call for legislation that seeks to protect 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.

On February 1, 2019, AFSCME's Judicial Panel issued a decision on the three (3) protests filed in the Local 375 elections.

Local 375 is in the process of putting together a nomination/election committee to run an election of officers for Local 375. Any member interested in participating should contact the Local 375 office at 212-815-1375 and speak to either Administrator John English or Alba Germosen.

Ballots have been mailed out for the contract ratification by AAA. They will be counted on August 14th. If you did not receive a ballot, please call AAA during normal business hours at 800-529-5218 to request a duplicate.

Local 375 members overwhelmingly adopt a new governing document to move our union forward. The vote was conducted from July 9-11.  The vote count was 683-yes to 83-no's. 

Click here for a summary of the amendments and a copy of our new constitution.

After a marathon negotiating session in late June, we concluded talks with the city on a new economic agreement, which provides for fair wage increases worth more than 7 percent and a new paid parental leave benefit. 

The contract provides for a retroactive 2 percent raise on Sept. 26, 2017, a 2.25 percent increase on Sept. 26, 2018, and an additional 3 percent on Oct. 26, 2019. The contract’s term is from Sept. 26, 2017, to May 26, 2021.

DC 37/Local 375 has a tentative agreement on a new contract, this includes health insurance. A special membership meeting has been scheduled to discuss the new contract and answer questions. The meeting will be: Thursday, July 5th at 6 pm at DC 37; 125 Barclay St., Room 1-2,  New York. Please click here for the summary of the Tentative Agreement.

Ballots were counted for delegates to the AFSCME's 43rd International Convention on June 18, 2018. The delegates elected to represent your interests are: Michael Troman, Mitchell Feder, Liz Eastman, Harry Donas, Stacey Moriates, Elaine Garcia, Rebecca Freed, Mike Kenny, Migdalia Acevedo and Jennifer Rodriguez. Congratulations to the elected delegates.

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DC 37 will be hosting a College fair in conjunction with the City University of New York on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Representatives from various CUNY schools will be available to provide information such as: