Full-time student dependents of covered members may continue to be covered for Fund benefits up to their 23rd birthday, as long as they provide the Fund's office with a copy of the bursar's receipt or a letter from the educational institution each semester certifying their status as a full-time student.
The court date for Damon Adams and Chereece Bell scheduled for today has been postponed until June. We will keep you updated as information comes in.
The Union is pleased to announce that the Administration for Children’s Services is moving the Child Welfare Supervisor Preferred List, putting people who were laid off nearly four years ago back to work.
The Union has learned that the State has adopted a City proposal that would avert an undisclosed number layoffs at CASA, a partial victory in our fight against the privatization of the vital senior care program.
Details are emerging about the plan, and the Union will keep members informed as we learn more.
The teenager who assaulted CPS Laura Murillo has been indicted on attempted assault in the first and second degrees, assault in the second and third degrees and reckless endangerment. If convicted on all charges, he faces between three and half and 15 years in prison.
Staten Island-based CPS Laura Murillo was assaulted Dec. 24 on a home visit. "As we know it, the teenage son attacked and threw her down the stairs. The assailant was arrested and charged with various crimes," said Union President Anthony Wells. "We expect the Assault Law to be applied. I spoke with her last week and assured her the Union will do everything it can to support her."
In a biting, lengthy article, the Village Voice makes the case that Brooklyn needs a District Attorney. Citing, among others, the case of two former SSEU Local 371 members currently on trial, the article quotes Union President Anthony Wells.
Read it here.
Services will be held as follows:
Saturday, January 5th & Sunday, January 6th, 2013 from 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Ortiz Funeral Home