UPDATE: The filing period has been extended to January 13, 2012. Please fill out the attached coupon and fax it to (212) 673-3813.
The Chief-Leader this week reported on the Union’s trip to Albany. Read it below.
Local 371 Lobbies Cuomo Medicaid Panel on CASA
Hundreds of members from SSEU Local 371 and DC 37 Local 1549 descended on Albany Dec. 13 to tell the Medicaid Redesign Team that eliminating the CASA program would be devastating for seniors and workers alike.
AFSCME Secretary-Treasurer Lee Saunders appeared on Rev. Al Sharpton's program on MSNBC Dec. 2 to defend the public-sector workforce.
SSEU Local 371 President Anthony Wells was one of a few union leaders Nov. 22 who addressed New York Congress Members at a District Council 37 panel event on the detrimental role outsourcing plays in city government.
Union members at the Health and Hospitals Corporation, including SSEU Local 371 members, are coming out to HHC board meetings to protest cut backs, layoffs and outsourcing at public hospitals.
The General Membership Meeting will be Dec. 12 at 6:30 pm at the Advance Realty Building, 235 West 23rd Street, Manhattan.
As previously reported, the City has agreed to a new increase in gross payment: title longevity, assignment differential and uniform allowance. The increase is 5.47 percent.
The pay dates are as follows: