Once again, SSEU Local 371 was a big presence at this year's graduation ceremony for the Latino Leadership Institute. Check it out.
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has chosen Gladys Carrión, the commissioner of the State Office of Children and Family Services, to be the next commissioner of the Administration for Children's Services. See story here.
Please read the following information. It is in response to the December 10th meeting held with the Health and Hospitals Corporation. All members are strongly encouraged to comply with this decision.
December 19, 2013
Harry Nespoli responds to anti-union attacks. See attached.
Union President Anthony Wells said of the plea agreement yesterday: "We support the decisions of Chereece Bell and Damon Adams to end this unfair and outrageous prosecution and persecution. They should never have been put in this situation. They now can move forward with their lives.
We have just been informed the next hearing for Chereece Bell and Damon Adams will be on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 2:00 pm. All members are strongly encouraged to attend and support these two former members who are on trial for their lives. Join them on the 20th floor in part 15 at the Brooklyn Criminal Court. Remember: It's them today, but it could be you tomorrow.
Monday 12/16/13: Latino Heritage, 6:30 pm, 817 Broadway, 12th Floor.
Tuesday 12/17/ 13: Alumni Association, 2:00 pm,817 Broadway, 12th Floor.
Wednesday 12/18/13: Delegate Assembly, 6:30 pm, 235 W. 23 Street, 2nd Floor.
Thursday 12/19/13: Next Wave, 6:30 pm, 817 Broadway, 12th Floor.
The Educational Fund is offering an online Civil Service Examination Preparation Course for the Child Protective Specialist and the Job Opportunity Specialist. The online course will be available here.