CURRENT UNION NEWS


Economist: "Don’t Cut Pensions, Expand Them"

Teresa Ghilarducci, a professor of economics at the New School as an op-ed in today's New York Times in opposition to the newly-passed Tier 6 pension. 

 

 

 

Albany Passes Anti-Union Pension Reform

Albany lawmakers have taken aim and fired a shot at public sector workers and unions in the state, and passed Governor Andrew Cuomo's budget, which includes a Tier 6 pension for new workers.

Lobby Institute, April 14

Sign up today for DC 37's annual Lobby Institute, to be held, Saturday, April 14 at DC 37 Headquarters.

Return the following information by April 5 by either faxing it to (212) 815-1553 or mailing it to Political Action Department, DC 37, Lobbying Institute, Room 408, 125 Barclay Street, New York, Ny 10007:

First Name_______________________

Last Name_______________________

How Unions Help Everyone

American Rights At Work have a new study about how unions not only help workers, but also their communities and workplaces in general. "Beyond the Weekend": check it out here

Pushing the Assault Bill

The Assault Bill, one of the Union’s top legislative priorities, still needs support in the Assembly in order to make it to the Governor’s desk. We are asking members to call and send letters to the State Assembly’s Chair of the Codes Committee, Joseph Lentol of Brooklyn. 

May 1: Take the Message to Albany

In the spirit of International Solidarity Day, DC 37 is sponsoring another Lobby Day in Albany May 1. 

Buses will leave from 140 Park Pl. entrance at 6:30 a.m. and return at 7 p.m. Please return the following information by April 20, by either faxing it to (212) 815-1553 or mail it to Political Action Department, DC 37, 125 Barclay St., Room 408, New York, NY 10007:

 

State Senator Savino Defends Unions

State Senator and former SSEU Local 371 VP Diane Savino spoke passionately recently about defending unions. Check out this video, which needs to go viral. Spread the word!

The Chief on Tier 6, Caseworker Roles

A recent article in The Chief-Leader covered both SSEU Local 371 and DC 37 on worries about reduced Caseworker roles and the Tier 6 pension proposal: 

"Reducing Caseworker Role, Tier 6 Plan Worry DC 37"

By: David Sims, March 2, 2012

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