DC37 Labor Certificate Programs

District Council 37’s Education Fund partners with the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies to offer a Certificate in Labor Relations.  This four-course (16-credits) undergraduate program offers a comprehensive overview of union-side labor relations in the public sector. Classes are open to eligible members of DC37 interested in learning more about the labor movement, labor relations, and unionism. In particular, the certificate helps students gain practical skills and knowledge, necessary for effective leadership in the areas of collective bargaining, union administration, organizing, and labor law.

The Certificate in Labor Relations is tuition-free (4-credits per semester) for eligible DC37 members program (excluding books and a one-time $70 application fee). In order to receive the tuition benefit, all prospective DC37 students must apply to and receive confirmation from the DC37 Ed Fund prior to submitting their CUNY application. Please fill out the application on the DC37 Ed Fund website by clicking here.

CUNY Labor School Advances Worker Careers and Solidarity

Where else but in New York City could you expect a college graduation ceremony to open with the singing of the historic labor song “Solidarity Forever,” along with the country’s national anthem?

That occurred at the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, which recently celebrated the graduation of the new public university’s first graduating class. Nearly 30 DC 37 members were among the proud graduates.

Read the article HERE

Hear what DC37 members have to say about their experience: