* The Delegates Assembly at DC 37 overwhelmingly voted to approve the proposed contract on July 8th. Click here or on the image above to review the terms of the contract as they were presented to members of the Delegates Assembly (Local 1482 The Brooklyn Library Guild has five delegates in the Delegates Assembly).
* You can read Public Employee Press coverage on the contract agreement here before it is delivered to your homes. DC37 President Lilian Roberts writes of the proposed contract that it is, "...a fair deal in a tough economy." The followup article states that the independent American Arbitration Association (AAA) will mail ratification ballots to all DC37 members covered under the contract on July 21. They are due to be returned by 9:00 a.m. on August 5. Anyone who believes they are covered by the contract but does not receive a ballot by July 28, should phone the AAA at 1-800-529-5218 or email UlerioS@adr.org.
* Finally, Local 1482 will hold an informational meeting on the contract for its members on Tuesday, July 22, at 6:00 p.m. It will take place at the Central Library in the Trustees Room. Please attend to hear about the contract, the ratification process, and to have your questions answered!