President's Report Nov. 2020 & Early Retirement Bill

This Report includes:

  • *Reopening a safe workplace
  • *City Budget & No Lay-Off agreement
  • *Early Retirement Bills in State Legislature - New Bill S9041/A11089
  • *Delta Dental – New Dental Network for DC37 members
  • *Social Services .20% addition to gross update
  • *Clerical Unit .20% addition to the gross update
  • *DC37 Constitution Amendments
  • *Local 154 Exec. Board’s resolution on Black Lives Matter

Some of the nation’s largest cultural institutions accepted more than $1.6 billion in federal help to weather the coronavirus pandemic, but continued to let go of workers – even though the assistan

When Fran Krugen’s late husband was first diagnosed with diabetes, his insulin cost about $35 a bottle.

  • See This Report For:
  •  Reopening a safe workplace / COVID 19 Vaccination
  • City Budget & No Lay-Off agreement
  • Update: Early Retirement Bills in State Legislature - New Bill S9041/A11089
  •  DOH-MH HEAT Unit Labor-Management Meeting
  •  DCAS’s Proposed Removal Title Examiner Title
  • Update: Unit Bargaining .20% addition to gross
  • New NYS Paid Family Leave Rates ____________________________________________________________

The City will open one Hub per borough dedicated to City employees (NY State eligibility guidelines

AFSCME President Lee Saunders called the victories of the Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s Senate runoff elections “a bold mandate for change.”

  • See This Report For:
  • Reopening a safe workplace
  • City Budget & No Lay-Off agreement
  • Update: Early Retirement Bills in State Legislature - New Bill S9041/A11089
  • DOH-MH HEAT Unit Labor-Management Meeting
  • DCAS’s Proposed Removal Title Examiner Title
  • Update: Unit Bargaining .20% addition to gross
  • DC37 Constitution Amendments __________________________________________________________

Here’s a crucial reason for working people to do all they can to help Jon Ossoff and the Rev. Raphael Warnock win the Georgia Senate runoff elections in January – federal aid to states, cities, towns and schools.

If Ossoff and Warnock prevail, there will be a pro-worker majority in the U.S. Senate. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, as president of the Senate, will cast the tie-breaking vote when the chamber is deadlocked.

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice president-elect Kamala Harris on Monday brought together business and union leaders, including AFSCME President Lee Saunders, for a virtual meeting to discuss an economic recovery agenda for the country.

Following the meeting, Biden warned of a “dark winter” ahead for the nation and highlighted consensus among the labor leaders and CEOs alike on the need to fund the front lines.

It was bad enough that the Trump administration failed miserably in its response to the coronavirus pandemic, ignoring the science and failing to come up with a national strategy.

It was pathetic and tragic when Republicans in Congress failed to summon the courage to support the everyday heroes who saved our communities by funding the front lines.

      See This Report For:

  • *Reopening a safe workplace
  • *City Budget & No Lay-Off agreement
  • *Early Retirement Bills in State Legislature - New Bill S9041/A11089
  • *Delta Dental – New Dental Network for DC37 members
  • *Social Services .20% addition to gross update
  • *Clerical Unit .20% addition to the gross update
  • *DC37 Constitution Amendments
  • *Local 154 Exec. Board’s resolution on Black Lives Matter

With so much at stake for working families in the 2020 election, AFSCME members across the country stood up to the challenge once again. Although the pandemic prevented us from putting thousands of boots on the ground as we normally do, AFSCME members still made a huge difference in key races across the country.