Contracts & Constitution

2015-2020 Contract

DC 37 Economic Contract Bargaining

To view and download our 2015-2020 contract, please visit: search within the document: press Ctrl+F for Windows-based devices and Command+F for Apple devices. Below are additional details about our Settlement Summary, Economic Contract and the Working Conditions contract.

Economic Contract Ratified for 2010-2017. In August 2014, members of DC37 ratified the contract by mail balloting. The contract covers retroactive and future raises, a $1000 ratification bonus, maintains members' health and welfare benefits with no added out-of-pocket expenses, possible "gainsharing" opportunities plus other agreements. Visit 

Settlement Summary Between Local 1321, DC 37 AFSCME and Queens Public Library. Local 1321’s Bargaining Committee and the Library’s Administration reached an historic deal on a new collective bargaining agreement, replacing our contract that was last negotiated in 1999. Click the link for details:  PDF icon Settlement Summary: Local 1321 & QPL.pdf

Newly Revised Working Conditions Contract 1999-2014. On November 6, 1997, the Union and Administration signed our October 1, 1996 to September 30, 1999 contract. After many false starts, failed bargaining sessions, changes in key personnel and layoffs, we now have a complete contract that incorporates the side letters and stipulations the Union and Administration have agreed to since 1999. Click the link for details: PDF icon Newly Revised Working Conditions Contract 1999-2014.pdf LEARN MORE...