District Council 37

Type: Organization
Name: District Council 37
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Lillian Roberts to step down from DC 37

After 60 years of service to the labor movement and having served as president of the largest public union in New York City, District Council 37 President Lillian Roberts has announced her resignation.In a letter to the executive board, Roberts wrote, ... [Published Amsterdam News - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

NY1 Online: Retiring DC37 Executive Director Lillian Roberts Discusses Career

Errol Louis interviews newsmakers from New York City and beyond on NY1's Inside City Hall program, every weeknight at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.NY1 Online: Retiring DC37 Executive Director Lillian Roberts Discusses CareerText size: + -TWC News: NY1 Online: Retiring ... [Published NY1 - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Lillian Roberts to Retire as DC 37 Executive Director

Lillian RobertsDistrict Council 37 Executive Director  Lillian Roberts announced last week she will retire at the end of the year as leader of New York City’s largest public employee union, but plans to continue her storied 60-year-career fighting for ... [Published AFSCME - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Hospitals prep for Ebola

While the city is on alert, it's unclear whether it can handle an outbreak.EmailShareShareEbola has claimed more than 4,000 lives internationally and one in the U.S. Photo: NewscomNew York City is on a high Ebola alert.At John F. Kennedy International ... [Published Crains NY Business - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 5 reports

DC37 Leader Lillian Roberts Stepping Down

A longtime labor leader is stepping down as head of the city's largest municipal workers union.Lillian Roberts says she will leave her post as executive director of District Council 37 at the end of the year.The 86-year-old Roberts has led DC 37 for 13 ... [Published NY1 - Oct 09 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Grimm's Legal Team Questions Whether Prosecutors Were Out to Get Him Because of Party Affiliation

In its first motions to the court, Rep. Michael Grimm's legal team is questioning whether federal prosecutors were out to get him because of his party affiliation. NY1's Courtney Gross filed the following report.Rep. Michael Grimm has said his heated ... [Published NY1 - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

College of New Rochelle gets grant to improve access, grad rates

The College of New Rochelle received about $14 million in federal grants Tuesday to help improve college access and graduation rates.The college’s School of New Resources received a $3.99 million grant under the new First in the World program that encourages ... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Workers Take to the Streets to Protect the Environment

AFSCME members, especially those of DC 37 and CSEA Local 1000, are uniquely able to discuss the impact of severe storms, such as that of Hurricane Sandy that struck New York City in 2012.NEW YORK CITY – Members of AFSCME District Council 37 joined with ... [Published AFSCME - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Thousands of unionists help sound the alarm on climate change

Thousands of unionists took part in the Sept. 21 march to sound the alarm on climate change. Photo courtesy of AFSCME District Council 37 Thousands of unionists took part in the Sept. 21 march to sound the alarm on climate change. Photo courtesy of AFSCME ... [Published Workday Minnesota - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Greening of the Labor Movement

Service Employees International Union walk in People's Climate March in New York City Thousands of union members participated in Sunday’s People’s Climate March, which is believed to be the largest demonstration by environmental activists ever to take ... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Help For 9/11 Responders and Survivors

Were you a responder or survivor in New York, Washington, DC, or Shanksville, Pennsylvania, after the terrorists struck on Sept. 11, 2001? If so, you may be eligible for free medical monitoring and treatment through a federal program that AFSCME helped ... [Published AFSCME - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

New York reaches deal with city's biggest public sector union

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City has signed a tentative contract with the city largest public sector labor group, District Council 37, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday. ... [Published Reuters: U.S. - Jul 02 2014]

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Despite the prepping, it's unclear whether the city can handle an outbreak. "I don't think New York or any city has the resources" said Paula Grace Dunn Tropello, dean of Wagner College's Spiro School of Nursing, who estimates that it takes about 100 staff workers to take care of...
In a letter to the Executive Board, Ms. Roberts wrote, "After deep consideration and reflection, I have decided to resign as Executive Director of this great institution effective December 31 , 2014.  I will continue to serve you as your Vice President on the International Executive Board of the American Federation of StateAmerican Federation of State County and Municipal Employees."
"National Democrats have spent millions upon millions of dollars to make it about anything but the issues" Grimm said
"Further delay, and inadequate and unenforceable treaties to mitigate global environmental pollution, is no longer an option if life and our planet's health are to be protected and preserved,” Jean Ross, a registered nurse from Minnesota and co-president of . "We are facing a world health emergency," she said. NNU used the rallies and the march to again demand a tax on financial transactions – trades of stocks, bonds and mutual funds, etc. – to, among other things, help pay for cleaning up pollution."

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Lillian Roberts to step down from DC 37 [Published Amsterdam News - Oct 16 2014]
NY1 Online: Retiring DC37 Executive Director L... [Published NY1 - Oct 14 2014]
Lillian Roberts to Retire as DC 37 Executive Di... [Published AFSCME - Oct 14 2014]
Hospitals prep for Ebola [Published Crains NY Business - Oct 12 2014]
DC37 Leader Lillian Roberts Stepping Down [Published NY1 - Oct 09 2014]
City's largest municipal union head to step down [Published New York Daily News - Oct 09 2014]
District Council 37 Executive Director Lillian ... [Published Securities Technology Monitor - Oct 08 2014]
District Council 37 Executive Director Lillian ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Oct 08 2014]
Latest DC 37 boss Lillian Roberts to retire: So... [Published New York Daily News - Oct 08 2014]
Grimm's Legal Team Questions Whether Prosecutor... [Published NY1 - Oct 08 2014]
Unions take dues from more than 250,000 public ... [Published Human Events Online - Oct 03 2014]
College of New Rochelle gets grant to improve a... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Oct 01 2014]
Workers Take to the Streets to Protect the Envi... [Published AFSCME - Sep 30 2014]
Thousands of unionists help sound the alarm on ... [Published Workday Minnesota - Sep 25 2014]
The Greening of the Labor Movement [Published Daily Kos - Sep 22 2014]
Help For 9/11 Responders and Survivors [Published AFSCME - Sep 13 2014]
John Liu has yet to concede to State Sen. Tony ... [Published New York Daily News - Sep 10 2014]
Brooklyn Democratic Party boss and Borough Pres... [Published New York Daily News - Sep 10 2014]
New York reaches deal with city's biggest publi... [Published Reuters: U.S. - Jul 02 2014]
NYC's largest municipal union gets new contract [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 02 2014]
DC37, city's largest labor union, strikes $1.75... [Published The Daily Politics - NY Daily News Blogs - Jul 02 2014]
DC 37, New York's largest public employee union... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Apr 24 2014]
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District Council 37 Executive Director Lillian ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Oct 08 2014]
NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, DC 37 Executive Director Lillian Roberts announced her retirement ending 60 years of service to the labor movement having served 13 of those years as head of District Council 37 of the American ...
DC37, city's largest labor union, strikes $1.75... [Published The Daily Politics - NY Daily News Blogs - Jul 02 2014]
The city’s largest labor union, District Council 37, has reached a deal for a $1.75 billion new contract. ...
DC 37, New York's largest public employee union... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Apr 24 2014]
NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- District Council 37, the city's largest public employee union, with 121,000 members and 50,000 retirees, has voted overwhelmingly to endorse Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel for re-election to Congress ...
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