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End of Year Payroll Dates

Payroll has important deadline reminders for the end of the year regarding time entry cut off and out of cycle checks.

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Open Enrollment and New Dental

The District sent out a reminder that open enrollment takes place throughout November. Also, details on dental insurance changes beginning January 1, 2017

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CURE Party Gifts and Donations

Donations for Cure Party Due December 2nd

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Annual CURE Party

The annual CURE party will be held Wednesday, December 14th from 5-8pm.
If you are willing to volunteer, or donate a gift/money for gifts to be purchased, please call the union office at 458-8670.

Bente Day

The first Friday of every month is BENTE Day!

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Meeting Dates

Please click on the link below for a list of meeting dates and events for the 2016-2017 school year:

2016-2017 Meetings & Events

About BENTE Local 2419

BENTE/AFSCME Local 2419 is the support staff that supports students, representing over 1200 dedicated support staff workers throughout the Rochester City School District in the State of New York. Our membership is comprised of eleven units: Central Office, Custodial, Elementary Clerical, Food Services, Plant Maintenance, Secondary Schools, Sentries, Storehouse, Transportation, Occupational & Physical Therapists, and Project Workers.

BENTE stands for the Board of Education Non-teaching Employees, and our union represents hard working men and women that provide the basic necessities of life for your children: cleanliness, security, food, safety, supplies, transportation, and support.

We are consistently working on behalf of our membership to negotiate better contracts that ensure decent health care, equitable raises, and fair treatment in the workplace. Our members are the backbone of the Rochester City School District, and the services that they perform are necessary for schools to operate efficiently.

Daniel DiClemente President

In solidarity,
Daniel DiClemente, President