This Union Says: Ratify This Deal

The DC 37 Delegate Assembly ratified the Tentative Agreement between DC 37 and the City. The contract now goes for a vote by the membership. The SSEU Local 371 Executive Board unanimously approved the agreement on July 2. Therefore it is the recommendation that members vote in favor of the agreement.

Contract Updates

Please see the attached information regarding the tentative economic agreement between DC 37 and the City of New York. It includes a summary of the deal and an estimated pay schedule.

Ballots for ratification will be sent out to members July 21, to be returned by August 4, 2014.

Contract Update: Show Us the Money

DC 37 and the City have released the terms of the tentative, 88-month long economic agreement. The following are some highlights of the agreement, from the City Hall summary released earlier today:

Contract Reached!

DC 37 and the City of New York have reached a tentative economic agreement. An official announcement will be made tomorrow.

In Narrow Ruling, Court Leaves Public Sector Workers Rights Alone

The Supreme Court ruled June 30 that home health care workers jointly employed by a private company and government agency are not required to pay agency shop fees to their union, however, the ruling did not affect the ability of government unions like SSEU Loc

BCW Chapter Meeting

There will be a BCW Chapter Meeting on Monday, June 30, 2014 at 817 Broadway, 12th floor,  at 6:30pm.

Caribbean Heritage, This Friday!

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!

New Positions for Excess Workers

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.

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