News

More than 100 union activists and healthcare advocates joined NYC Council Member Julie Menin and other elected officials to rally in support of the Healthcare Accountability and Consumer Protection Act.

The Dec. 7 rally at City Hall is part of an ongoing campaign to reduce health care and hospital costs for working families by the Coalition for Affordable Hospitals, of which DC 37 plays a significant role.

District Council 37 is New York City’s largest municipal employee union, serving more than 150,000 active members and 89,000 retirees. Our members are New Yorkers who are proud to serve this great city. We do not take healthcare lightly. DC 37 is very proud to provide premium-free healthcare benefits to our members, retirees and their beneficiaries for life.

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!

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

PDF icon Download PDF

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. 

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

PDF icon Download PDF

AFSCME Blog Feed