Union VP to Be Honored, March 29

Vice President of Legislation and Political Action Michelle Akyempong will be honored at the Woman of Courage Awards Luncheon, Saturday, March 29, from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. at New Life Tabernacle, 1476 Bedford Ave., at the corner of Sterling Pl. 

Please call VP Akyempong or Vice President of Publicity Patricia Chardavoyne if interested, at (212) 677-3900.

Women's Committee, Field Trip

The Union's Women's Committee is hosting a field trip to City Comptroller Scott Stringer's Women's History Month celebration. it will be March 12, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Emigrant Bank Building, 49-51 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10007. All members are welcome. 

Nominations, March 17

Nominations for the General Officers Election will take place Monday, March 17 at the Advance Realty Building at 235 West 23 Street, Manhattan, at 6:30 p.m.

Human Service Workforce Study

We need to hear from you!

Please join us and make your voice heard!

Click on the link to the right to access the online survey.

All members are invited to participate in this workforce study.

Louis Weiser, RIP

We’re saddened at the passing of former Deputy Commissioner of DOI and past president of the Council of Jewish Organizations Louis Weiser, who was a very vocal supporter of the civil service system

AFSCME Lobby Day, Albany

Members who signed up for the AFSCME Lobby Day in Albany Tuesday, March 4, buses will be leaving a 7:00 a.m. at DC 37, 125 Barclay Street, Manhattan. Buses will return by 7:00 p.m. 

Clarification on Bereavement

During Delegate Training March 1, the grievance staff provided correct information that grandchildren are included in bereavement leave. Vice President of Negotiations and Research Rose Lovaglio-Miller later said that she misspoke during the training when she said that grandparents were included.

Delegate Training Reminder: March 1, DC 37

Reminder: Delegate Training will take place Saturday, March 1 at DC 37 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, and breakfast will be served at 8:00 a.m. (lunch will also be provided). Delegates and Alternates who attended the October retreat should bring their materials if they still have them. 

Please bring your gray t-shirt from the October retreat. 

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Social Service Employees Union Local 371
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