Agency Shop Fee

Employees are entitled to join or refrain from joining the union certified for their title:

Instructional Staff

Professional Staff Congress, AFT Local #2334
61 Broadway 15th Floor
New York, NY 10006
tel: 212-354-1252

Non-Instructional Staff

District Council 37, AFSCME, AFL-CIO
125 Barclay Street
New York, NY 10007
tel: (212) 815-1000

Blue Collar Staff

International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 237
216 West 14th Street, Second Floor
New York, NY 10011
tel: (212) 924-2000

Media Service Technicians

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Local 306
545 West 45 Street, 2nd floor
New York, NY 10036
tel: (212) 956-1306

Members of staff who are entitled to and wish to join the PSC or IASTSE, Local 306 please contact their union directly. The Office of Human Resources will provide and forward membership cards to new staff eligible to join DC 37 and IBT, Local 237.

If you choose not to belong to the union, you must nevertheless, pay an amount equivalent to the union dues called an Agency Shop Fee.

Should you wish additional information, please call Human Resources at (212} 817-7700 or email

View the HR memo re: Agency Shop Fee Deductions (PDF).