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May 2024: Bargaining for good in our jobs and communities

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Bargaining for good in our jobs and communities

Participating in our bargaining survey helps us win strong contracts that respond to members’ needs and win dignity and respect on the job. Participate now so our Local 768 bargaining committee can identify priorities for our next unit contract, build campaigns to advance these goals, and organize beyond the bargaining table and engage coworkers at the workplace and in our communities. Click here to complete your survey by unit: Health ServicesSocial Services.

Also in this issue:

Inspectors petition for compressed schedules

Front Line & Fearless: AFSCME 46th International Convention

Join our Social Committee Summer!

Lillian Roberts Leadership Academy Grads

Contribute! Share your story!

Join Us: Upcoming Meetings

 


Bargaining for good in our jobs and communities

Participating in our bargaining survey helps us win strong contracts that respond to members’ needs and win dignity and respect on the job. Participate now so our Local 768 bargaining committee can identify priorities for our next unit contract, build campaigns to advance these goals, and organize beyond the bargaining table and engage coworkers at the workplace and in our communities. Click here to complete your survey by unit: Health ServicesSocial Services.


Inspectors petition for compressed schedules

Jacquelyn Millette reports, “Our inspectors want a compressed schedule with the same start time and a 3-day weekend for all! The petition was served directly to management last week with an overwhelming amount of support from inspectors, and that same week our union met with the agency about it. We are now awaiting a compressed schedule plan from our agency that respects our service and livelihood. Thanks Benny, who was instrumental in collecting signatures for our petition.” 


Front Line & Fearless: AFSCME 46th International Convention

On June 3, we’ll nominate delegates to represent Local 768 at AFSCME’s International Convention, August 12-16, in Los Angeles, California. Conventions are a great opportunity to participate in making resolutions, and build a stronger, more united labor movement. Join us June 3, 2024 at 7pm to nominate a coworker or yourself. Shortly afterwards, we will hold elections. 

 There are two options for nominations:

  1. Meet online via Zoom; register at https://dc37local.com/768.
  2. Nominate by email from your personal email address to [email protected] by June 2, 2024 at 11:59pm. Include your name: first and last, Agency, job title, full personal street address, personal telephone and/or cell phone number. To nominate a candidate include the following information: name: first and last, Agency worked at, job title, their full personal street address, their personal telephone and/or cell phone number. Good luck to all candidates!


Join our Social Committee Summer!

Here are our Social Committee’s summer plans so far. Stay tuned for RSVP info to come, and join our chat in Local 768 Slack, to help plan in our #social-cmtee channel

  • DC37 Yankees Games: tickets start at $57: Fri July 19, 7pm * priority (to meet up with Kathleen and Jacqui) or Sat July 20, 1pm
  • A Saturday in August (date TBD based on skating availability)

Lillian Roberts Leadership Academy Grads 

Join us to congratulate Janneth Calle, Lisa Fencik, Jacquelyn Millette, and Michelle Xian, members of Local 768 graduating from the Lillian Roberts Leadership Academy. DC 37, in collaboration with AFSCME, is excited to announce the next upcoming Lillian Roberts Women’s Leadership Academy (LRWLA) semester. This course is a 10-week, 40+hour leadership training program designed to support and develop women who desire to assume leadership positions within their profession, union and community. The goal is to help women understand the relationship between gender and the power dynamics of serving in leadership positions, and to impart the most effective ways to lead.

Congratulations:

Janneth Calle, Public Health Advisor(cdc) DOHMH

Lisa Fencik, Nutritionist DOHMH

Jacquelyn Millette, Inspector DCWP

Michelle Xian, Social Worker Level 3 Health and Hospitals

 

DC 37 Women's Leadership Academy - Credly


Contribute! Share your story!

Want to contribute to the next Local 768 Newsletter? Share your photos, your writing, your poetry, your drawings, your comics, cartoons, and more: https://www.local768.net/content_submission. Thank you!

 


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