The union of the employees of legal services NYC & MFY

Upcoming LSNYC Member Contract Ratification Vote

LSNYC members will be meeting to discuss and vote on the package of contract changes on Thursday July 23rd beginning at 10am. A meeting link and secure individualized voting links will be sent to your personal email. If you did not receive it, please email the administrator at: lssa at You can review the […]

Statement of Legal Services Staff Association and the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys Opposing the Premature and Dangerous Opening of New York City Courts

July 9, 2020 For immediate release The unions representing attorneys and legal workers providing civil legal services to New York City’s low-income residents condemn the Office of Court Administration’s (OCA’s) decision to resume in-person trials to evict tenants in Brooklyn Housing Court beginning on July 27th. Under OCA’s plan, tenants, attorneys, court officers, judges, and […]

Multi-Union Legal Services Statement In Opposition to the Reopening of Housing Court

July 6, 2020 We are unionized legal services unions and workers who represent tenants in New York City’s housing courts. Today, people of all walks of life are participating in a righteous uprising that demands an end to state-sanctioned violence against Black lives. In conjunction with this uprising, communities are renewing their demands for programs […]

Union’s Financial Proposal to LSNYC

June 18, 2020 It is imperative that we correct the inequalities in our step system. Our step system is systematically inequitable: it provides lower percentage increases at virtually each step to staff on the lower paid scales, and has a disparate racial impact. Under our current step system, a social worker moving from step 1 […]