Greetings Local 372 School Crossing Guards,

Happy New Year to you and to your families.

Greetings sisters and brothers, I’m extremely happy to bring you some great and exciting news.

Please click on the links below to sign on to the petition and share for your fellow co-workers School lunch Helpers and School Crossing Guards. 

Support School Lunch Workers by Passing the NYS TEMP Act 

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Click on the link above to view and download the full Local 372 Connection Fall 2023.

Effective dates for the pay increases for Department of Education members.
It is the same schedule as the Mayoral Agencies. 
Boardwide covered employees are Annual employees (Hbank). 
Local 372 Hourly employees are in both Hourly (E-Bank ) and Annual (H-Bank).

Ratification Bonus:
Hourly E-Bank Pay Date - 4/27/23
Annual H-Bank Pay Date - 4/28/23

General Wage Increase (GWI) Backpay/Retro for 5/21 and 5/22:
Hourly E-Bank Pay Date - 5/25/23
Annual H-Bank Pay Date - 5/26/23

The public sector has finally recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic. At the end of last year, there were 22,000 more public service jobs in the nation than in February 2020, just before the pandemic started.

This is cause for celebration for everyone in our communities, but especially for workers of color, who have been historically overrepresented in state and local government jobs.

Connecticut Rep. Jahana Hayes recently introduced a resolution calling on Congress to affirm its support for providing living wages, good benefits and fair working conditions to paraeducators, classroom assistants, bus drivers, custodial workers and others who are vital to our public education system.
AFSCME’s “I AM Story” podcast has received a nomination for an NAACP Image Award in the “Outstanding Podcast – Limited Series/Short Form” category.