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Guide to the Social Service Employees Union Records WAG.003

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10012
(212) 998-2596

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by K. Kevyne Baar

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on January 07, 2021
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 edited by Nicole Greenhouse to reflect additional administrative information and added archived websites  , November 2020

Container List

Series VI: Archived Websites, September 2007-ongoing. 5 websites in 5 archived websites.

Social Service Employees Union Local 371 Archived Website: September 2007-March 2019


Social Service Employees Union Local 371 Archived Website: March 2019-ongoing


Charles Ensley Scholarship Foundation Archived Website: November 2018-November 2019


Social Service Employees Union Local 371 Archived Website: October 2019-ongoing


Social Service Employees Union Youtube Channel Archived Website: April 2020-ongoing


Scope and Content Note

Founded in 1965, Social Service Employees Union Local 371 is part of District Council 37 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees AFL-CIO (AFSCME), which represents workers employed by New York City in social service professions. The website contains information on benefits and grievance filing, and their current and past contracts. The production website contains information on events; a photo gallery; forms for grievances, applications, claims, courses, and annuity; benefits services; and information on grievances, legal services, membership, negotiations, political action, and committees. Also includes the website for the Charles Ensley Scholarship Foundation. The series also includes the Youtube channel from the union, with videos from the union president, podcast recordings, videos from rallies, and other videos related to COVID-19.

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