Labor unions and civil rights groups are sponsoring a march for real immigration reform Oct. 5, 12 p.m. at Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn. See here for more details.
See the attached letter for the latest information in the Dependent Eligibility Verification Audit.
Have you been diagnosed with a 9/11 related illness or injury? You may be eligible for compensation for the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund
The deadline for registration is Oct. 3, 2013.
You can register here or call 1-855-885-1555 (1-855-885-1558 for the hearing impaired or 1-202-353-0356 for people outside the United States).
This is to inform the general membership that as of Sept. 13, Lloyd Permaul, Vice President of Grievances and Legal Services, has been suspended by the Union's Executive Board for 30 days pending further investigation. This is based on information that he violated the AFSCME Constitution. The Union will continue to keep its membership informed as this process moves forward.
Before you vote tomorrow, you might want to check out where the candidates stand in regards to NYCHA.
The African-American Day Parade will be held on Sunday, September 15, 2013. We will assemble at 12 pm at 111th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. and Lenox Avenue. If you have any t-shirt with the SSEU Local 371 logo we encourage you to wear it proudly. Bring your family. It's a great way to support each other in the labor movement. See you there!
All members who received a letter from the City must return the information asked for by October 4, 2013. If you do not have any dependents you will not receive a letter. If you have dependents and did not receive the letter or have misplaced the form you must call this number 1-855-596-7454 to obtain it.
Please be sure to attend and urge your shop stewards to also attend the GOTV Pep Rally to ensure that we elect John Liu as the next Mayor of NYC to create a better New York for All on:
DATE: Thursday, August 29, 2013
TIME: 5 pm to 7 pm
PLACE: DC 37, 125 Barclay Street, Room 1