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Meet Kim Medina, DC 1707 AFSCME Executive Director
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Meet Kim Medina, DC 1707 AFSCME Executive Director

Editor’s Note: DC1707 Executive Director Kim Medina will be honored along with CWA Local 1180 President Gloria Middleton; CWA Local 1180 President Emeritus Arthur Cheliotes; NYPD Det. Michael Lollo and IUEC Local 1 Business Manager & President Lenny Legotte at LaborPress’ 8th Annual Heroes of Labor Awards on Thursday, October 3. NEW YORK, N.Y.—When Kim…

The Landmark Agreement Between NYC & DC 1707
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The Landmark Agreement Between NYC & DC 1707

The recently settled  contract agreement between District Council 1707 early childhood care providers and New York City benefits over 4,000 of their union members. District Council 1707 Local 205 educators provide critical services to young children yet they had been paid much less than teachers in the city school system. The contract extension will benefit…

Collective Action Finally Leads To Pre-K Pay Parity!
Education, Features, headline, Law and Politics, New York

Collective Action Finally Leads To Pre-K Pay Parity!

New York, NY — Mayor de Blasio’s administration put their money where their mouths have been for years – finally moving to compensate early childhood educators in community-based organizations for their role in the Mayor’s signature achievement – bringing educational opportunity to the youngest New Yorkers. According to a press release issued by Brooklyn Councilman…

Advocates For Pre-K Teachers Urge: No RFPs Without Pay Parity!
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Advocates For Pre-K Teachers Urge: No RFPs Without Pay Parity!

New York, NY – As pay equity talks between the Mayor’s Office and the union representing underpaid Early Childhood Education teachers continue this week— a large group of Community Based Organizations staffing those shortchanged educators is calling on Hizzoner to pump the brakes on plans to restructure the entire birth-to-five system until pay parity is…

Plight Of Underpaid Early Childhood Education Teachers Looms Large In Budget Talks
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Plight Of Underpaid Early Childhood Education Teachers Looms Large In Budget Talks

New York, NY – Contrary to what the de Blasio administration is claiming, equal pay advocates rallying on the steps of City Hall last week, insisted that the ongoing plight of Early Childhood Education teachers fighting for pay parity with their DOE counterparts is not merely a “contractual issue”  — it’s a racially charged social…

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