The next Civilians in Law Enforcement committee meeting will be Wednesday, July 31 at 6:30 p.m at 817 Broadway (Manhattan) on the 12th Floor.
The Union has learned that the New York State Department of Health has issued a ruling that Housekeeping cases in Homecare will continue to be handled by local social service districts. This means that HRA workers in CASA will continue to do assessments on housekeeping cases. There are an estimated 2,500 to 3,000 housekeeping cases expected to be returned to HRA.
The Union is inviting members to the commemoration of the historic March on Washington, Saturday, Aug. 24. Anyone wishing to head down for it should contact Sladiee Cole at 212-677-3900 ext. 3003 with your name, address and phone number. This is a first come, first served basis.
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.
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.
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.
The Next Wave committee is holding a "leadership workshop" July 18, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at 817 Broadway, 12th Floor.
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.