Mayors Scholarship Program

The Mayor's scholarship program is now accepting applications, and the deadline is Nov. 18, 2013. The scholarships are awarded to people seeking degrees in public and urban affairs as well other sectors. Check it out here or email 

No Court Hearing for Bell/Adams Tomorrow

The court date for tomorrow, Oct. 25, in the Bell/Adams case not a public appearance, but for lawyers in the judge's chambers.

The Union will let members know when the next appearance is.

Supporting HHC Workers

Please support our sisters and brothers in NYSNA by attending a contract rally and urging your members to attend on the following date:

Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013

Time: 9 am

Place: City Hall

Health Care Audit NEW Deadline - November 4

All members who received a letter from the City must return the information asked for by November 4, 2013. If you do not have any dependents you will not receive a letter.

Early Office Closing Oct. 11

Due to Delegate Training this upcoming weekend, the Union's office at 817 Broadway will close at 4 p.m. this Friday, Oct. 11. It will reopen Tuesday Oct. 15 and resume normal hours. 

Thank you for your understanding. 

President's Statement on Grand Jury Report

This Friday was a good day for Chereece Bell, Damon Adams and all ACS workers. Judge DiMango announced that the Kings County Grand Jury issued a report on ACS and its many problems, indicating that it may impact court proceedings and even may allow the case to be resolved without a trial.

ACS Deaths Could Have Been Avoided, Report Says

The Daily News reports, “A Brooklyn grand jury slammed the city's Administration of Child Services for ignoring recommendations to improve its practices, leading to the deaths of at least 19 children under its watch, in a scathing report made public Friday.”

Sup I List Extended

The Sup I (social services and social workers) list has been extended to Feb. 2015. The Associate Fraud Investigator list has been extended to Oct. 2014. 

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