Say Hello to the Employee Engagement Committee
by Ava-Gay Blagrove, City Planner, Capital Planning

Employee engagement is not measured by how happy or satisfied you are with your job. It is the emotional and functional commitment employees make to their employer and its goals. Ask yourself these questions: Do I have a clear understanding of how NYCHA fulfills its mission and how my work contributes to its success? Do… MORE

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Safety: A Call to Action

NYCHA’s safety program has now been in effect for four years. In that time, much has been accomplished: Every property management department has its own safety congress that meets once a month; most developments and skilled trades have identified a safety associate; “Make It Safe” activations are taking place; numerous safety-related standard procedures have been… MORE

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Congratulations on the Following Appointments and Promotions

Kathie Soroka, formerly Senior Counsel to the General Counsel at HUD, was appointed Vice President for Real Estate Development in April 2017. Responsible for implementation of NYCHA’s real estate development strategy as outlined in NextGeneration NYCHA, Ms. Soroka oversees the management of development opportunities on vacant and underutilized NYCHA-owned land and the preservation of NYCHA’s… MORE

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Advance Your Career at CUNY’s Murphy Institute

Applications for the fall 2017 semester of the City University of New York/Department of Citywide Administrative Services (CUNY/DCAS) Public Administration program are now being accepted. Offered in partnership with participating unions, the innovative degree and credit-bearing certificate programs on both the undergraduate and graduate levels prepare City employees to deliver effective services to residents of… MORE

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Free Financial Planning Seminars

The NYC Office of Labor Relations offers a variety of free financial planning seminars that are presented by certified financial planners. Seminars are available on the following topics: College Planning Deferred Compensation Plan Basics Distribution Planning Estate Planning Health Benefits for Active NYC Employees Insurance Planning Retirement Planning Social Security & Medicare Tax Planning For… MORE

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Keep Track of Your Retirement Future
Open a free, online Social Security account

Social Security is a critical part of your retirement income. The guaranteed monthly payments your contributions bring will help ensure your financial security and freedom to enjoy your leisure years. You can now keep track of this vital resource by opening a free, online Social Security account. All you need to access Social Security’s many… MORE

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