ReNEW Year Challenge for 2021
The digital calendar is here: https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/olr/downloads/pdf/wellness/wellness-wellnessanywherecalendar.pdf
Visit WorkWell NYC: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/olr/wellness/wellnesshome.page
MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES LEGAL SERVICES
- COVID protections for student borrowers;
- Income Driven Repayment Plans; Loan Consolidation;
- Rehabilitation after Default, the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program and more.
Register at www.dc37mels.com
EVICTION HELP: MELS is here to help members with their housing issues.
If you have received a legal notice, are in need of rental assistance or have a question about a lease renewal, rent increase, repair dispute, rent subsidy, income recertification, SCRIE or other landlord-tenant matter, MELS lawyers can help for free as part of your union benefit.
In September the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a temporary ban on residential evictions through Dec. 31, 2020.
For a tenant to qualify for coverage under the CDC Order, the tenant is required to provide a “Declaration Under Penalty of Perjury” to the landlord.
DC 37 EDUCATION FUND
Winter 2021 DC 37 EDUCATION FUND FREE TRAINING and BENEFITS
The DC 37 Education Fund is offering classes online Winter 2021: DC 37 Education Fund is currently accepting applications for the Winter 2021 cycle online classes. The Ed Fund offers classes on labor, business, the Lillian Roberts Women’s Leadership Academy, and more. For a full list of DC 37 Ed Fund courses and programs and to register, please visit: www.dc37.net/benefits/education/edfund and click on your program of interest.
TUITION REIMBURSEMENT: As DC 37 resumes its Tuition Reimbursement program, we have streamlined the application process. There may be longer than usual processing time required; thank you for your patience. Members should continue to mail in their completed reimbursement applications and supporting documents to: DC 37 Education Fund Attn: Tuition Refund, 75 Broad Street, Suite 2204 New York, NY 10004
CUNY Counseling is here for you! Worker Education at the CUNY School of Labor & Urban Studies (SLU) can help you reach your career and academic goals. CUNY-SLU’s experienced advisors are available for one-on-one phone sessions on: academic requirements for specific jobs; choosing a CUNY campus and major; applying to and financing a CUNY degree; certificate and non-credit options at CUNY, and transferring previous credits, and more.
Each session is free and caters to your specific goals and needs. Schedule your CUNY advisement session at: CUNYDays.eventbrite.com.
YOU CAN GET YOUR HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA. LET DC 37’s ED FUND HELP
Do you need your High School Equivalency Diploma? You may be eligible for the TASC test waiver in effect through June 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The test for the High School Equivalency Diploma is now called the TASC Test. The TASC, Test Assessing Secondary Completion, replaces the GED exam. If you took and passed at least three subtests on the TASC and/or the GED exam, and/or Regents credits, you are in luck! You may qualify for the COVID-19 TASC test waiver in effect through June 30, 2021.