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.

Free Tax Prep



Food Bank’s Tax Assistance Program provides low-income New Yorkers with free tax preparation services, helping them get the refunds and credits to which they are entitled. This includes the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which alone can be worth up to $8,852 for families. You earned it, Food Bank will help you claim it. Appointments open now! You are eligible for free tax prep if you earned $56,000 or less with dependents or $30,000 or less with no dependents.

Tax season starts January 27th and sites will remain open through April 15. For more information and to make an appointment, visit: https://www.foodbanknyc.org/taxhelp/.                                                                



WEDNESDAY FEB. 26 at 5:30 pm: The Municipal Employees Legal Services (MELS) tax workshop at 420 West 45th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues). Learn about Tax Act changes such as earned income credit, child tax credit, education credit, affordable care act requirements, standard and itemized deductions, elimination of deductions, benefits available on your New York State return and more. Seating is limited. To attend register or call 212- 815-1111. Please bring your union ID.    


District Council 37 : DC 37

District Council 37

Protect Your Rights And Benefits! We want you to be part of New York City’s largest public employee union, with 125,000 members and 50,000 retirees.


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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