Court date for Damon Adams and Chereece Bell

The Union has just learned that the next court date for Damon Adams and Chereece Bell is Friday, September 28, 2012 at 9:30 am at 330 Jay Street, Brooklyn.

The hearing will take place in Room 36 on the 17-th floor. It is important to have as many people there as possible to support these two people.

Come out strong and support!

DC 37 Events: Election 2012

See the attached form about the DC 37 presidential debate pep rallies.

The Political Action Committee Meeting Rescheduled

The Political Action Committee Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, September 26, has been changed to Thursday, September 27, 2012 in observance of Yom Kippur. Join us at 6:30 pm on the 12th floor of 817 Broadway on Thursday the 27-th.

CASA Update: Medicaid Information

HRA has been handing out forms regarding Medicaid in response to the federal waiver granted to the State allowing it to redesign Medicaid, which couldhave serious implications for the CASA program.

All workers in the CASA program should review the material contained in the attached document.

Filing Extended

The Department of Citywide Administration has issued a Notice of Examination for Exam No. 3000, Juvenile Counselor.

It reads, “The Notice of Examination is amended to extend the end of the filing period from September 7,  2012 to October 26, 2012 and change multiple-choice testing from the week of October 22, 2012 to the week of January 7, 2013.”

The Reverend is IN!

The Union would like to congratulate SSEU Local 371 Organizer Ron Cook who will be installed as a Pastor of Christian Faith Tabernacle on Sunday, September 16, a 6 p.m. at the Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1962-84 Linden Blvd., Brooklyn, NY 11207.

CASA Update

Governor Andrew Cuomo has received a waiver from the Federal government for $10 million in order to overhaul Medicaid, which among other things would privatize CASA. The news is a harsh blow to thousands of senior citizens who rely on home care and will now be transferred into managed care facilities. SSEU Local 371 represents 900 CASA workers.

Reminder: Latin Heritage Celebration

Please join us Sept. 14 at DC 37 headquarters for a very special Latino Heritage Celebration. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the event is free.

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