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
Hostler
Horseshoers
Plasterer titles
Professional titles -- all agencies
Refrigeration titles
Roofer titles

Photographers

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

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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