Archive for September, 2016

Jerome Avenue Rezoning Hearing

Join the District Council in calling for quality construction jobs in the Bronx. A hearing will be held on Thursday, September 29th to discuss the proposed rezoning of the Cromwell Jerome neighborhood. We encourage members residing in the Bronx to attend, as this is an opportunity to affect change in your borough. This option will […] Read More…

An Update on the Political Action Campaign from General Presiden McCarron

Dear Brothers and Sisters, As we get closer to the election, we find ourselves needing to protect what the UBC has stood for over the past 135 years. Donald Trump has said “I am 100% for Right-to-Work.” And Governor Mike Pence, his running mate, made Indiana a Right-to-Work state. Right-to-Work is BAD for workers and […] Read More…

September Photo Albums Available Online

Make sure to check out the hundreds of photos of our members, family, and friends online now where you can save and download any images you like. West Indian Day Parade Labor Day Parade Annual Charity Softball Tournament Softball Team Photos Read More…

EST Geiger Blasts Mayor de Blasio Over Nonunion Construction Deaths

Crains New York Business Rosa Goldensohn September 16, 2016   A chorus of construction industry union leaders blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday for what they called his inappropriate response to a Crain’s report that the city’s count of construction deaths excluded a third of fatalities last year. Crain’s learned that six of the 17 construction deaths in New York last […] Read More…

Upcoming Primary Endorsements and Picket Duty Opportunities

We urge all members to vote in New York’s Primary Election on Tuesday, September 13th. Local races are critical to ensuring good jobs with fair wages in our communities. The District Council has endorsed candidates in key races across the five boroughs, Long Island and parts of upstate. All endorsed candidates are running in competitive […] Read More…