Member News

Hello everyone,

I hope everyone is doing well and taking all precautions to stay safe. I extend my sincere condolences to anyone who has lost a family member, loved one or friend. My prayers for a full recovery are sent to those of you currently fighting this unseen enemy.

On March 20, 2020, Governor Cuomo issued an Executive Order stating that all non-essential workers must stay home and work from home to the maximum extent possible, effective March 22, 2020, at 8:00 pm.

The new phone number established for members to call in the event that they cannot get through to ACP. DC 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido said on his Facebook Live.  

 DC 37 Phone number: 212-815-1000

 Emblem Health, the number who want to be tested: 1800-835-2362 Or member.teladoc.com

TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD, DELEGATES, ALTERNATE DELEGATES AND GENERAL MEMBERS OF LOCAL 375

Dear Sisters and Brothers:

Due to COVID-19 concerns around large group gatherings, the following schedule meetings will be postponed until further notice:

Delegate Meetings
Wednesdays March 18, 2020
                        April 22, 2020

The Joseph E. Collins Memorial Scholarship is open to high school seniors whose parent or legal guardian is an active member of the Civil Service Technical Guild, Local 375. To be eligible, the student must be graduating from high school in June of 2020 and planning to enter college or university in the fall. Applications must be postmarked by May 31st, 2020.

Dear Members,
The Local 375 Women's Committee is accepting members to participate in the development of various women's initiatives. The committee will be working on at least two proposals for the upcoming AFSCME convention. Those interested in becoming a part of the women's committee should e-mail the committee chair: Migdalia Acevedo at [email protected]

As the novel coronavirus emerges to threaten a global health crisis, DC 37 is protecting the workers who protect the health of New Yorkers at public hospitals and clinics and in emergencies.

“This is a public health concern, but while there have been seven patients suspected to be infected with Covid-19, or coronavirus, there are no confirmed cases in New York,” said DC 37 Safety and Health Director Deborah A. Williams. “But that can change.”

MELS, the DC 37 Municipal Employees Legal Services, held a tax workshop in January providing advice for members and retirees about significant changes in the tax law. These changes will impact those filing their 2019 tax returns, due on April 15.

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