Archive for November, 2016

Upcoming Charity Drives and Events with the District Council

The District Council and it local unions are always looking to give back to the communities of NYC and those in need. All are welcome to participate. For more information please contact the communications department at 212-366-7326. Local 157 – Canned Food Drive, Toys 4 Tots Drive, Members can bring donations for both to the […] Read More…

A Letter From General President McCarron Concerning the Election

A letter from General President Douglas McCarron concerning the recent election. Read More…

Letter Concerning Retiree Premiums to Judge Berman

Letter Concerning Retiree Premiums to Judge Berman Read More…

Cuomo reaches a deal to revive lucrative real estate tax break

Crain’s New York, November 10th 2016 by Joe Anuta, Original Article   An agreement on 421-a would have to be approved by the Legislature Gov. Andrew Cuomo has brokered an agreement between the city’s real estate lobby and the building trades union to revive 421-a, a controversial property tax break for developers that the city […] Read More…

Take Advantage of Empire’s Complimentary Health & Wellness Programs

November 3, 2016 As an eligible participant in the NYCDCC Welfare Fund (the “Welfare Fund”), you have access to health coverage administered by Empire BlueCross BlueShield (“Empire”). However, it’s important for you to know that the programs you can take advantage of as a result of being eligible for Welfare Fund coverage administered by Empire […] Read More…

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NYCDCC At Bronx Job Fair

The NYCDCC and Carpenters Training Center was in attendance at the Bronx Job Fair on November 2nd at Aldai Stevenson High School to show prospective carpenters the career they can achieve with a union job and membership within the District Council. Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda and Senator Ruben Diaz were in attendance to showcase jobs in […] Read More…

Local 157 Member Avoids Tragic Jobsite Accident

Local 157 member Frank Connolly recently avoided a tragedy on a jobsite at 1290 6th Avenue in Manhattan thanks to the quick thinking of a Local 3 electrician, Louis Pena, and the amazing response time of the FDNY/EMS crew.  Frank was revived and now at home recuperating. Read More…

New Jersey Ballot Questions

We are urging our members in New Jersey to VOTE YES! for both ballot initiatives: Two legislative referrals are appearing on the November 8, 2016, ballot in New Jersey. Issues on the ballot include casinos, budgets, and transportation. Question 1 would authorize two new casinos in northern New Jersey. Question 2 would dedicate all revenue […] Read More…

Rally against LA Fitness Saturday (11/5)

There will be a rally in Farmingdale this Saturday, November 5th against LA Fitness from 8-10 AM:   2210 Broadhollow Road (off Rte 110) Farmingdale, NY   Contact Kevin Fleming for details 917-868-7448 Read More…