Labor Power Players: Henry Garrido, Executive Director of DC 37

As executive director of District Council 37 Municipal Employees, Henry Garrido represents 150,000 active city employees and 100,000 retirees. DC 37 members were faced with high levels of exposure during the pandemic, and Henry is now pushing for the reconfiguration of workplaces, expansion of telecommuting, stronger healthcare benefits, and greater PPE preparation in order to protect the health of more workers. DC 37 is also leading by example, taking extra steps to minimize the risk of exposure among members and employees.