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AFSCME Local 1549 members make New York City happen

More than 14,000 strong, Local 1549 members make New York City happen. We are the 911 workers that handle emergency calls and 311 operators that manage non-emergency calls. We are the HRA employees providing essential assistance and benefits such as Food Stamps and SNAP. From Health and Hospitals to FDNY to ACS, HPD, Consumer Affairs, Office of Payroll Administration, Sanitation, and Parks and Recreation – AFSCME Local 1549 members work in nearly every city agency, touching the lives of every New Yorker.


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