We are receiving questions on how to proceed with the current air quality problem in the City when it affects you at the worksite. We are working with DC 37 in drafting some guidelines and will update you on this matter. Please keep yourself and your family safe, wear masks, hydrate and limit your activities outdoors.  

OLR has informed DC 37 of the following changes to the Contract Pay Dates schedule:

The New York State Paid Family Leave benefit is expanded to include care for siblings as eligible dependents for leave. The PFL benefit is 12 weeks. The maximum weekly paid benefit is $971.61 or $1,943 bi-weekly. The contribution rate dropped from .511% of payroll to .455% of payroll. This union-negotiated benefit is available to nearly all DC 37 members, including members in the nonprofit and private sector locals.

The income thresholds for Child Care Facilitated Enrollment have increased to 300% of Federal Poverty Levels (FPL) and now have much lower co-pays. The increase means more DC 37 members may be eligible for subsidized daycare programs for working families in New York City and Suffolk County, Long Island.

MONDAY, APRIL 10, 2023
Contact: Nick Voutsinos
WASHINGTON – AFSCME President Lee Saunders released the following statement recognizing National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, which is happening April 9-15, 2023:

Important information regarding your ballot:If you’re a member in good standing and covered by the citywide contract, you should have received your ballot package in the mail by now. In order to be counted toward ratification, ballots must be received by AAA from members no later than 9 a.m. on Friday, March 31.

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