Member News

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, 2

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.  

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

Dear Sisters and Brothers:

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.

Local 375 members work in civil service titles subject to examinations in New York City. The union represents both workers who are "permanent," i.e., who have passed the civil service test for the title they are serving in, and workers who are "provisional," i.e., who have not passed the civil service test for the title they are serving in and were appointed provisionally to their job.  Click here for Civil Service Exam details....

The City University of New York has set pay dates for its new contract with the union, for 2 percent increases effective Feb. 1, 2017, Feb. 1, 2018 and Feb. 1, 2019.

The tentative pay date for full-time and part-time employees at CUNY’s senior colleges is Aug. 1.

Full- and part-time employees working in CUNY’s community colleges will receive their pay rate increases and retroactive pay on Aug. 23.

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. Passage comes after intense lobbying by a coalition of patient advocates, consumer health and business organizations, and unions, including DC 37.

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. Here we highlight many of the benefits and protections our union has won at the bargaining table or established on our own.

Members of collective bargaining units represented by DC 37 (except Local 371) are eligible for Education Fund classes and programs. Terms for Education Fund classes begin in September, January and April respectively. For more information on eligibility click here or call (212) 815 -1700.

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.”