The Executive Board and Members of Local 1182 mourn the loss of TEA Agent Kalyanarat Ranasinghe. As details of the investigation and final arrangements are made we will make them available on this website. Please address your questions/requests to Union President, Robert Cassar at 917.418.0828 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome to the website of C.W.A. local 1182 representing New York City Uniform Traffic & Sanitation Enforcement Agents. This website was created in an effort to better serve our members and to inform the public about the necessary services that we perform for the citizens of this great city. To our members we say, we hope this will allow us to serve you better. In that effort, we want you to tell us what you think and offer suggestions on how we can better represent you.
Local 1182 is here to serve and we do that in a variance of ways. First and foremost, we are advisors to the membership. And in keeping with that, we interpret the contract for the members. We pride ourselves in being the best day to day representing local in the city.
Who are Traffic Enforcement Agents (TEAs)?
New York City’s Traffic Enforcement Agents ( TEAs) are law enforcement professionals employed by the New York City Police Department. They work Closely with, and supplement the effort of sworn police office and /or peace officers employed by the department. TEAs enforce the vehicles and traffic law, as well as certain provisions of New York City’s Administrative code. They also have significant responsibilities related to ensuring the smooth and orderly flow of traffic within the five boroughs. Like police offices, firefighters, corrections office and certain other personnel, TEAs are classified as part of New York City’s elite uniformed forces.
Who are Sanitation Enforcement Agents (SEAs)?
New York City’s Sanitation Enforcement Agents work hand in hand with the Sanitation Police and Uniformed Sanitation workers to ensure that our city is kept clean and disease free. SEAs responsibilities include issuing summonses for recycling violations, public health violations such as unleashed dogs, health code violations such as vendors not properly disposing of litter, license violations, illegal posting and the proper disposal of abandoned vehicles. SEAs monitor compliance with the health and administrative laws governing the maintenance of clean streets, illegal dumping and proper storage and disposal of waste and recyclables by both residents and commercial establishments.