The Caribbean Heritage Celebration will take place Friday June 27 at DC 37 headquarters, 125 Barclay Street, Manhattan. Food will be served from starting at 5:00 p.m and the keynote speaker is Dr. Selwyn Cudjoe. The even is open to all Union members and their families, and is free of charge. We're looking forward to seeing you!
The Union has announced that HRA Commissioner Steve Banks acknowledged that there was an excess of 62 Supervisor I positions in the MICSA-Home Care division due to the state Medicaid redesign. Commissioner Banks stated that he was committed to no lay offs and proposed 62 newly created positions for the excess Supervisor I’s in the FIA centers.
The Union has filed a lawsuit against the City pertaining to overtime issues with members in JOS and CPS titles. If you want to be a part of this lawsuit, please see the attached form.
We're moving forward with bargaining once again: District Council 37, which leads all its locals including SSEU Local 371 in bargaining with the City, has announced that official bargaining begins Wednesday.
The Political Action Committee this month is hosting some special guests:
Kevin Parker, candidate for Senate District 21; Charles Barron, candidate for Assembly District 60; Latoya Joyner, candidate for Assembly District 77; Marsha D. Michael, candidate for Assembly District 79, and Robert Jackson, candidate for Senate district 31.
Today Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council Speaker announced a deal to pass $75 billion budget with a lot to be happy about. In particular for SSEU Local 371, we've secured enough funding to keep all our members in NYCHA working where they are.
Members may check the status of their dental and optical claims at the Union's website. Simply click on the purple "ACCESS MEMBERS BENEFITS" tab on the right side of the home page, or by going to the "BENEFITS" section in the main menue.
Women's Committee Meeting will be held tomorrow, June 11, 2014 at 6:30 pm at 817 Broadway, 12th Floor. All members are encouraged to participate. Light refreshments will be served.