L1549 members Newsletter for March 2019 now available on-line
The leadership of Local 1549 appreciates your involvement.
The Local 1549 Members in the KnowNewsletter, March 2019, is available by clicking HERE. Additionally, a list of critical issues in the budget fight is available (click here) and ways to get involved in influencing politicians regarding these issues is detailed in the newsletter.
Local 1549 Supports Michael Blake for NYC Public Advocate
Local 1549 President Eddie Rodriguez stated, “Local 1549 stands with Michael Blake because he always stands with union members, working people and the members of our communities.”
L1549 Political Action Advocacy Training on Sat., Jan. 26, 2019 (deadline noon, Tues. 1/22/19)
On Saturday, January 26, 2019, starting at 8 a.m., Local 1549 is offering its Annual Advocacy & Political Action Training for all Local 1549 members.
There will be guest speakers, including from the NYC City Council. There will also be a round table discussion by advocates for affordable housing, childcare, the MTA, etc. Other special guests are also anticipated.
To register, please complete the coupon and follow the instructions on the flyer. Thank you.
Local 1549 Celebrates Black History with a Salute to HBCUs – Feb. 8, 2019
Everyone is welcome to attend. Tickets are $10 per person and are available between 12 noon and 6:30 p.m., on Tuesdays and Thursdays, at DC37 headquarters, 125 Barclay St., NY, NY, 10007, Room 764.
This is a B.Y.O.B.B. party, but set-ups (ice & cups) and beverages (soda, beer, wine, juice..) will be available for purchase.
We look forward to seeing you there.
For more information, click here.
The DC37 Citizenship Committee, City Council Member Margaret Chin and CUNY Citizenship are sponsoring a FREE Citizenship Application Assistance Day at DC37, on Saturday, January 12, 2019. For more information, click here.
SPECIAL L.1549 UNION STRONG NEWSLETTER – SUMMER 2018 – ONLINE NOW
To Download or read the Special Local 1549 Union Strong Newsletter (Summer 2018), click here.
2nd VP RALPH PALLADINO: WHY I MARCHED AGAINST HATE
IMMIGRATION: WHAT WE ALL HAVE IN COMMON
In this article, 2nd V.P. Ralph Palladino shares his insights on the subject of immigration.
To view the article, click here.
In this article, which appeared in a Local 1549 newsletter, 2nd V.P. Ralph Palladino addresses misconceptions about public employees and public service.
To view the article, please follow the link below:
Public Employees are Not Leeches article
LOCAL 1549 POLITICAL ACTION MEETING
On Monday, May 7, 2018, at 6 p.m., the Local 1549 Political Action Committee will meet at DC37 headquarters, 125 Barclay St., Room 1.
The main topic is ‘THE FIGHT AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE AND SUPPORT FOR GUN CONTROL.’ The guest speaker will be Ms. Jackie Rowe-Adams, President of Harlem Mothers SAVE (Stop Another Violent End).
There will also be an update on the NYC budget. All members are urged to attend. Refreshments will be served.
LOCAL 1549 SCHOLARSHIP RULES AND APPLICATIONS
Rules and applications for the Local 1549 Scholarship programs, for members and members’ (grand)children, are now available. To download, click here.
LOCAL 1549 ONLINE MEMBER SATISFACTION SURVEY
The leadership of Local 1549 would like your ideas. To tell us what we are doing well and what we can do better, please complete the Local 1549 online Member Satisfaction Survey. For more information, click here.
Local 1549: Moving Forward Together
–Local 1549 All White Affair – August 10, 2018
–Local 1549 Welcomes Police Administrative Aide Class – Thursday, February 5, 2015
–Join DC37 and Local 1549 in the fight for $15 on Wednesday, April 15, 2015
–Local 1549 Welcomes New Police Communications Technician Class Wednesday, February 11, 2015
–L1549 Women’s History Month Luncheon a Huge Success – Pics & Video – March 28, 2015
–City Council Member Ben Kallos speaks at Local 1549 Political Action Meeting – March 2, 2015
–Women’s History Month Honoring Sister Lillian Roberts – Saturday, March 28, 2015
–AFSCME’s Laura Reyes & NYC Public Adv. Letitia James headline Women’s History Month Celebration
Wed, March 25, 2015
–Black History Month Finale featuring AFSCME Pres, Lee Saunders – Friday, Feb. 7, 2015
–Photo Gallery: L1549 Polit. Act. Training – Saturday, January 24, 2015
–Meet the New Local 1549 Chapter Chairpersons
–Brooklyn Transit Police Civilians Honored on October 24, 2014
–Henry Garrido assumes role of DC37 Executive Director upon Lillian Roberts’ Retirement
–Local 1549 holding annual Advocacy Training for Local 1549 members on Jan. 24, 2015
–Visit the new Local 1549 ‘Good and Welfare’ Page
-Ebola Fact Sheet from 37 Safety & Health Dept.
–Local 1549 Retiree/Activist Belinda Dixon featured in Dominic Recchia campaign ad.
–Local1549 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer on Sunday, October 19, 2014
–Local 1549 hosts BYOBB Holiday Party on December 13, 2014
–Dial-A-Teacher Homework Help available in ten languages
–First Book Project Volunteers Needed – Oct. 24 & 25
–L.1549 at the African-American Day Parade on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014
–Local 1549 ‘In the Know’ Shop Steward Newsletter – Fall 2014
–NY AFSCME Labor Faith and Community Outreach Calendar of Events and Important Dates
-Local 1549 at the Labor Day Parade on Sept. 6, 2014
–Workers’ Compensation Workshop on Sat., Sept. 27, 2014
–People’s Climate March – Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014
–African-American Day Parade – Sun. Sept. 21, 2014 – DC37 Exec.Dir. Lillian Roberts is Grand Marshal
-Provisions and Information regarding Citywide Contract Ratified by Members – August 5, 2014
–President Eddie Rodriguez Issues a Statement Regarding the Budget Agreement and Civilianization
–Voice of Russia: NYC Lawmakers Debate How To Fix City’s 911 System
–Local 1549 Leaders Testify Before NYC City Council regarding City’s 911 System
-President Rodriguez’s letter to the editor of the NY Daily News, re. civilianization in NYPD
–Victory for laid-off disabled workers
–Lawsuit arrests NYPD overtime abuse
-Union hosts orientation for newly hired 911 operators and dispatchers
–Local 1549 members needed as Volunteer Member Organizers
–Are you paying ‘dues’ without being a member??
–Hey, What is a Union Anyway?
–Labor Day Parade is Saturday, September 6, 2014
–L. 1549 Hosts 4th Annual “All White Affair” on Fri., Aug. 15, 2014
-NYPD 911 to be featured on NY1’s ‘The Call’ on May 19, 2014 at 9 p.m.
–DC37 holding agency fee payer lunchtime meetings, May 22, 2014, at two HRA locations.
-Volunteers Needed on Primary Day – Tuesday, June 24, 2014
–DC37 Agency Fee Payer Meeting – 150 William St. – June 12, 2014
–Civilianization Press Conference at City Hall – June 6, 2014
–Local 1549 and DC37 Instrumental in Charles Rangel Re-election Victory – June 24, 2014
–DC37 Agency Fee Payers Lunchtime Meeting on Mon., May 19, 2014
Local 1549 Members in Human Services, please click here to participate in an anonymous survey about service delivery, practice, and working conditions in the human service sector. This is a survey by, for, and about human service workers. Results can be used to advocate for positive change. Thank you.