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Leading the Way to Equal Pay And Equal Rights for All


President Gregory Floyd and School Safety Agent Kangela Moore look on from the second row center, as, from left, Public Advocate Letitia James and former City Council Speaker Christine Quinn join the group.

Local 237 gained recognition for its leadership role as advocate for the recent historic settlement with the city that ended the pay discrimination suffered by 5,000 school safety agents over the years, 70 percent of whom are women. The effort was monumental and it involved a broad community of helpers from the members who joined the lawsuit to the elected officials and organizations who supported our case, the largest pay-equity suit in the nation.

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Local 237 Joined in the Effort to Turn Out Voters


Teamster volunteers, including Daniel J. Kane, vice president, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, at far right, operate a phone bank at Local 237 to call Teamsters in battleground states.

Local 237 was the site of a phone bank organized by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Weeks before Election Day Teamster volunteers, including Daniel J. Kane, vice president, IBT, volunteered their time from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. to call Teamster members in battleground states such as Wisconsin and Michigan.

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En Cuanto A su Cobertura De Receteas Médicas y Medicare

Aviso Importante de Teamsters Local 237 Welfare Fund; Local 237 Teamsters – Suffolk Regional Off-Track Betting Corporation Health and Welfare Trust Fund (collectivamente los Fondos)

Cobertura Creditable Para Empleados Activos
Enero 1, 2015

Por favor leas este aviso cuidadosamente y guárdelo donde pueda encontrarlo. Este aviso tiene información sobre su cobertura actual de recetas médicas con la cobertura disponible a través del Fondo para personas que tengan Medicare. También explica las opciones que usted tiene bajo la cobertura de prescripciones de Medicare y puede ayudarle a decider si debe o no inscribirse. Al final de este aviso hay información sobre donde puede obtener ayuda para hacer decisiones sobre su cobertura de recetas médicas.

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President's Awards

  • Christina Sorrento

    christina sorrento
    Associate School Food Service Supervisor
    Department of Education /District 24 Queens
    Citywide Division

    A 22 year veteran of School Food Services, Sorrento has been a supervisor for 7 years.  She attends union meetings on a regular basis and values the security and benefits that membership provides. She enjoys working with children and has three of her own with husband, Sal.

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Oral History Project

Rudy Petruzzi

Rudy Petruzzi

Rudolph (Rudy) Petruzzi, a supervisor of bridges when he retired in 1986, helped organize his co-workers into Local 237 in the 1960s and participated in the 1971 bridge strike that shut down the city for two days—although he didn’t fully agree with it. Following are excerpts of an interview for the Local 237 Oral History Project conducted in February 2003 in Hollywood, Florida. His wife, Sally, was also present.

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E-Board Swearing in 2015

From the President

Protecting the Protectors is Critical to Our Safety

altShortly after the execution-style murder of two New York Police Department officers while sitting in their patrol car in Brooklyn in December, two more NYPD officers were shot and wounded in the Bronx while investigating a robbery. Such incidents are not unique to New York, but are occurring in cities and towns across the United States.

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