Teamsters Local 237

Union Reps: Citywide Titles

Civilian Unit Titles Represented

Asbestos Workers
Attorney Titles
Blasting Inspectors
Bricklayer titles
Cement Masons titles
Control Planners and Supervisors
Elevator Mechanic titles
Harness Makers
Plasterer titles
Professional titles -- all agencies
Refrigeration titles
Roofer titles


Cooks, Senior Cooks, Food Service Managers, Food Service Administrators -- Dept. of Corrections, Dept. of Juvenile Justice, Administration for Children Services, Housing Authority

Custodians -- Belvis Center, Lincoln Hospital, Morrisania Hospital, Cumberland Hospital, Woodhull Hospital, Metropolitan Hospital, Susan Smith Rehab Center, East New York Center, and Brooklyn Laundry

Housekeepers -- Dept. of Corrections and Department of Homeless Services

Maintenance -- Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan

X-ray Technician titles -- Dept. of Health and Medical Examiner's Office

X-ray, EEG, EKG, Radiographers, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound Technologists, Seamstress, Tailor, Supervising Housekeeper, Senior Housekeeper, Housekeeper, Senior Cooks, Cooks, Institutional Garment Workers, Senior Meat Cutter, Meat Cutter -- Health & Hospital Corp

Bridge Operators

Public Health Educators

Dept. of Education District Guards

Transportation Inspectors

Supervisors of Traffic Devices Maintainers

Water Use & Pipe Laying Inspectors

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Oral History Project

Hercules Cornish: Caretaker J Stores Man

Herclules CornishHercules Cornish went to work for the Housing Authority as a caretaker J in 1952 and retired 24 years later as a stores worker. He died the year following this interview, which was conducted in June 1999.

Originally I was from Harlem, but when I came out of the service in 1945 my wife had moved to the Bronx, so I moved there, too. I went to work for the New York City Housing Authority in 1952.

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