On Trayvon Martin

President Anthony Wells said: Our prayers go out to the family of Trayvon Martin. The verdict painfully reminds us that the struggle for human rights and dignity continues. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr stated, "Injustice anywhere is injustice everywhere." We, as union people, understand that action is the conduit for change. People are speaking out, mobilizing and protesting.

OCB Decision on Audit

Municipal Labor Committee Chair Harry Nespoli said in regards to the City Dependency Audi/City Health RFP that the Office of Collective Bargaining “issued a decision [that] permits the MLC to go to court in order to seek an injunction of the audit process until all legal and bargaining issues are resolved.

July 26 Event Info

There will be a "PEOPLE Volunteer" meeting-and-greet event for DC 37 endorsed candidates July 26, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. at DC 37 headquarters at 125 Barclay Street. 

Next Wave "Leadership Workshop"

The Next Wave committee is holding a "leadership workshop" July 18, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at 817 Broadway, 12th Floor. 

New York City Housing Board to Add Tenant Representatives and Cut Positions

As SSEU Local 371 continues its struggle with NYCHA, Gov. Cuomo has signed legislation that dissolved the current board at the Housing Authority and gives the Mayor authority to appoint all members of the board.

Hands off Our Social Security

AFSCME has a July 4 message: Hands off our Social Security. Take action here.

Reminder: NYCHA Rally July 2 (Tuesday)

We are urging members to come out Tuesday, July 2 for a rally against any cuts, outsourcing or layoffs at NYCHA. The rally will take place at 5 p.m. at City Hall Park, but we are asking SSEU Local 371 members to gather at Murray and Chambers Streets at 4:30 p.m.

Protect Voting Rights Now!

Are you outraged about the Supreme Court's decision on the Voting Rights Act? Then sign the NAACP petition demanding that Congress take action now.

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