Welcome to Local 983

President Joe Puleo

Telephone Number 212-815-1983
Fax Number 212-815-1727

Brothers and Sisters, Welcome to Local 983's new website!

On our site, you can download forms, contracts and get benefit information, you can look up contact information for union representatives including shop stewards; you can read the latest media covering the hard work of our members and union issues at In The News: To find out what we do and who we represent click on About Us.

You can also learn about up coming meetings on our Calendar page. We’ll also be putting up photos of Union events, both celebrations and struggles in our Events page.

So please go up to the site's navigational bar on top and click away.

We hope the sisters and brothers of our local, as well as visitors interested in who we are and what we do, will find the site both useful and informative. We have tried to make it easy for our members to find your benefit information and forms.

If you ever have any questions or need assistance, feel free to contact the union office. Our number is 212- 815-1983.




DC 37’s 39th Annual Black History Month celebration, honoring African-American achievement, culture and contributions, kicks off with a traditional ribbon cutting ceremony 6 pm on February 3 at 125 Barclay Street in lower Manhattan.

Union members and their families, coworkers and retirees are invited to share in the festivities.

Local unions will sponsor events throughout February to commemorate the African American legacy of struggle and advancement that has helped shaped our country and the labor movement.

All events listed below start at 6 pm at 125 Barclay Street in lower Manhattan.

Feb. 3   Committee ribbon-cutting ceremony

Feb. 6    Local 1930 New York Public Library Guild at 5:30 p.m.      

Feb. 7   Local 371 Social Service Employees Union

Feb. 10 Local 1407 Accounts, Statisticians and Actuaries

Feb. 20   Local 372 Board of Education Employees

Feb. 21  CBTU NY Chapter Coalition of Black Trade Unionists                

Feb. 28    Finale Night

The union’s Black History Committee is co-chaired by Nina Manning, vice president of Local 1930, and Local 372’s La'Nette Murphy.  


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Local 983 Events Calendar

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Sat May 16 @10:00AM - 05:00PM
Family Day
Tue Jun 02 @ 6:00PM -
General Membership Teleconference

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