Teamsters Local 237

220 Titles - Elevator Mechanic, Helpers, Supervisors

Read the February 2013 update on the OATH Hearing.

The effective date of the contract is 05/28/05.

  • Welfare Funds - A one-time $167 employer contribution for active and retired members and an annual fund increase of  $100 for active members and $300 for retirees.
  • Paid leave - May use paid excused leave for bereavement and jury duty.

Elevator Mechanic Helpers
  • Wage Increases -  9.27%
  • Paid leave - 7 additional days of annual leave or vacation
Elevator Mechanics
  • Wage Increases - 9.27%
  • Paid Leave - 1.5 additional days of annual leave or vacation
Supervisors Elevator Mechanics 
  • Wage Increases - 8.73%
  • Paid Leave - 1.5 additional days of annual leave or vacation 

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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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