DoITT Victory!

Remember when the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) callously laid off 18 Community Coordinators at the 311 call center in September of 2011? A move The Chief-Leader called “inexcusably clumsy”?

Meeting Reminders

The BCW chapter meeting will meet at 817 Broadway on Monday at 6:30 p.m. on the 12th Floor. This meeting is important, as topics such as the new template, close to home, and lists will be discussed.

The Jewish Heritage Committee meeting originally set for April 11 has been moved to May 7. 

Fast Food Workers on Strike

Fast food workers around the city are on strike today for a second time. Check it out.

CASA, Lombardi Update

The Union has learned that the State has received its waiver from the Federal government, which allows the State to privatize the Lombardi program.

Unionist: Worker Profile Archive

Every month, the Unionist features a rank-and-file worker and their job. We have a new archive of the monthly feature. Check it out.

Upcoming Elections

Nominations to fill four vacancies on the Welfare and Education Fund were held at our General Membership meeting March 20. Ballots will be mailed out by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) April 9 and must be returned by 9 a.m. April 30. if you do not receive a ballot by April 16, contact AAA at (800) 529-5218.

Events in April

On April 4, the Central Labor Council will host a forum on immigration policy reform with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and others. It will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Hotel Trades Council at 305 West 44 Street.

HHC Chapter Meeting Has Been Canceled

The March 26 HHC Chapter meeting has been canceled. 

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