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The union helped a forensic scientist at the Office of the City Medical Examiner win over $8,000 in owed back pay, and a promotion with a $12,000 annual pay bump after settling an out-of-titl

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A paid leave benefit has been negotiated on behalf of DC 37 members covered by the 2017-2021 economic agreement. The benefit will be similar to the State Plan described below and is projected to start on January 6, 2019.

What is New York State Paid Family Leave?

1.   COVERAGE: DC37 members in active status who were required through their job to participate in the World Trade Center "rescue, recovery, or cleanup." See section 4 below.

2.   TIMING: DCAS will be issuing implementation guidelines to agencies shortly.

As you know, hours ago, Attorney General Jeff Sessions was forced out. In his place, Donald Trump has decided to appoint a partisan loyalist who has published op-eds slamming Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

The Justice Department says acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker will immediately take over supervising special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation from Rod Rosenstein, the embattled deputy attorney general.

It’s not a secret that drug prices in the United States are rising much faster than inflation. To take but one example: between 2002 and 2013, the price of insulin, a hormone that saves millions of lives every year, more than tripled.

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AFSCME members have long known one big advantage of joining a union: better wages.