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District Council 37 is New York City’s largest municipal employee union, serving more than 150,000 active members and 89,000 retirees.

Meeting the needs of all Local 1549 members is the administratorship team's top priority. 

Did you know that New York state's union members may be eligible for the paid family leave program? The program covers child bonding, family caregiving, military exigency, and more. Check out https://www.metlife.com/info/city-of-NY/ today for more information and see how you qualify!

We had a great turnout at last evening’s virtual general membership meeting. Thank you to the more than 250 members who were able to join.  For those of you who weren’t able to join, I wanted to share with you some of the report on the administratorship that I gave last night. 

Current and former AFSCME Local 1549 bargaining unit members who work

State law calls on municipalities to sharply reduce current numbers of provisional employees, and the state Civil Service Commission is insisting that New York City begin by January 2009 to replace provisionals who have served longer than four months when civil service lists exist with appointments from the lists.

On October 28, the AFSCME Judicial Panel issued its ruling on the Local 1549 Administratorship.

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WHAT IS AN ADMINISTRATORSHIP?

An administratorship is a process established under Article IX of the International Constitution, under which the International President is authorized to appoint representatives to assume responsibility for the day-to-day affairs of an affiliate. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to, all matters related to representation of you in your employment and the management of the local’s finances.

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