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Memorandum of Agreement Between District Council 37 (the "Union") and the City of New York (the "City"). Follow the link below.

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-title grievance at Step 2.

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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.

Striketober and Strikesgiving are over, but worker strikes are still going strong. As I write this, Kellogg’s workers are holding the line in Michigan, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Memphis. Alabama miners are heading into their ninth month of standing up to Warrior Met Coal. And the wave of worker actions demonstrating power and the fight for fairness continues to rise.