Union to Testify at ACS Hearing

SSEU Local 371 will deliver testimony at a City Council hearing on Administration of Children's Services Thursday, May 8 at City Hall in City Council's main chambers on the second floor. The hearing will begin at 10:00 a.m., and the Union will likely testify sometime after 11:00 a.m. 

Members who are available are encouraged to attend and show support. 

Correction Program Specialist Workshops

There will be three workshops for Correction Program Specialist, for an education and experience exam.  All will take place at the Union’s headquarters at 817 Broadway on the 12th floor.

The dates are:

May 10, 9:00 to 2:00 p.m.

May 13, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

May 15, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

MLC Deal on Health Care

The Municipal Labor Committee has overwhelmingly approved a new deal on health-care coverage for City workers.

City Reaches Agreement with the UFT

The City announced a tentative labor agreement with the United Federation of Teachers, an agreement that could pave the way forward for other City unions. The steering committee of the Municipal Labor Council, on which SSEU Local 371 President Anthony Wells sits, will meet tomorrow to discuss the deal, specifically the issue of creating health care savings.

Election Results: Wells and Slate Re-Elected

President Anthony Wells and his entire slate was elected to a second three-year term April 30. 

The official results in the presidential election are Anthony Wells: 2,254, Faye Moore: 827, Lloyd Permaul: 413

May Day!

May 1 is the international celebration of workers and workers rights. The New York City labor movement will rally this year at City Hall, 5:00 p.m., and will march down to Wall Street. All SSEU Local 371 members are encouraged to attend and show their support for the labor movement. 

Sup III List Moving

HRA has informed the Union that it will move the Sup III (social services) list. It will be calling Numbers 1 through 22 on May 8 for three to five vacancies. President Anthony Wells noted that this was a positive sign in the Union’s effort to move civil services lists. “It’s a start,” he said. “The Union will continue to monitor vacancies.”

The Clock Is Ticking: Vote Now!

If you haven't already put your ballot in the mail, please do so, so that your voice can be heard. Ballots must be received by 9:00 a.m. April 30 (this Wednesday) in order to be counted.

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Social Service Employees Union Local 371
817 Broadway, New York, NY 10003