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Pledge to Share Your Testimony to City Council To Tell Them: DO NOT AMEND 12-126
Hearing is this Mon 1/9, beginning @9:30 am - If you are a city worker, retiree or have a loved one that will be impacted by the change to code 12-126, submit testimony in-person, virtually or written
Testimony Info for January 9, 2023
City Council hearing on health insurance coverage for city employees, city retirees, and their dependents.
The New York City Council Committee on Civil Service and Labor will hold the legislative hearing on Monday, January 9th, at 9:30 AM in City Council Chambers, City Hall, New York, New York
The hearing is posted online HERE
If you are planning on testifying live in person or via video conferencing, YOU MUST register in advance of the hearing at https://council.nyc.gov/testify/
If you plan to testify in person, it is recommended that you bring twenty (20) copies, double-sided, of your written testimony to the hearing.
FACE COVERING MUST BE WORN
In-person testimony instructions: there is a 2-minute time limit on oral, in-person testimony.
Please include your name, address, and district, if applicable, on all written testimony.
Written testimony may be submitted without registration by emailing it to
The entrance to the hearing and restrooms at City Hall is fully accessible: there is no access to snacks or drinks inside the chambers, so come prepared.
For questions about accessibility or to request additional accommodations, please contact Nicole Benjamin, NBenjamin@council.nyc.gov, or 212-482-5176 at least 72 hours before the hearing.
RSVP: Make a Pledge to Submit Oral, Virtual, Phone, or Written Testimony Now
This Monday, January 9, 2023, beginning at 8:30 am, the NYC Organization of Public Service Retirees and other allies will gather at City Hall to get through security, followed by a press conference at 9 am.
We need as many who can make it *in-person* to show up at CIty Hall this Monday! This is THE DAY.
If not, please be prepared to give testimony over the phone or on Zoom. And, of course, written testimony will be accepted as part of the public record, also.
Then, beginning at 9:30 am, in the Council Chambers at New York City Hall, the Committee on Civil Service and Labor, chaired by Council Member Carmen De La Rosa, will be holding a public hearing on proposed legislation to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to health insurance coverage for city employees, city retirees, and their dependents.
Some guidance: In your testimony, be sure to mention the specific city council members that you and/or your job place are linked to. Share personal experiences to connect with the council members. Also, this link may help in your testimony preparation:
Some other related links:
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