Archive for December, 2016

New Issue of Benefits Toolbox: Late Season 2016

A new issue of Benefits Toolbox is now available. NYCDCC Members, learn more about your benefits. http://bit.ly/2iN0wDp  Read More…

In The Press: Hurricane Sandy-Displaced Locals Among Those Hired by Build It Back Program

Kevin Dickinson, 28 realized he wanted to go into construction when he mucked out the basement of his family’s Oakwood Beach, Staten Island, home.

“I had no formal training when Sandy happened,” he said. “It was a necessity, and through that necessity it grew into a love of working with my hands, and now it’s a career.” Read More…

Happy Holidays from the NYCDCC

Brothers and Sisters, We come to the end of another year, hoping that the strides we’ve made will instill a solid foundation for the beginning of next year.  And one of the best ways to do that is to make sure that we’re sticking together with those who believe in union ideals. Our members are […] Read More…

ATTENTION All Contractors, Union Fusion Training Videos

Attention all Contractors: Access Union Fusion training videos below regarding the following Contractor Portal Functions Company Admin Functions Time Keeper Functions Creating a New Job Closing a Job Download and watch the recorded Union Fusion Live Webinar held on 12/29/16 Read More…

ATTENTION Shop Stewards Regarding Electronic Devices

As of January 1, 2017 the New York City District Council will no longer be using the current shop steward reporting system.  This includes any device given to you or any personal device you may be currently using.  You will need to call in your time telephonically on a daily basis by calling (212) 366-3331 […] Read More…

Prison time for foreman at site where worker was buried alive

Crain’s New York Business Wilmer Cueva, 51, was sentenced to one to three years behind bars Peter D’Amato Courtesy of New York attorney district’s office Published: December 15, 2016 – 12:58 pm The construction foreman at a Manhattan site where a worker was crushed to death has been sentenced to one to three years in prison, […] Read More…

Candlelight Vigil on December 15th

There will be a Candlelight Vigil on the steps of City Hall tomorrow (December 15th) at 4:00 PM to demand NYC Politicians take action on contractors who don’t follow #areastandards and keep their workers safe. Read More…

Local 157 Toys4Tots Drive Still Going

And the toys keep coming in! The Local 157 holiday toy drive benefiting Toys for Tots still going on now. Bring unwrapped toys to the NYCDCC lobby at 395 Hudson Street or members can bring toys to the Local 157 Holiday Meeting on Thursday, December 15. Read More…

Local 157 Holiday Meeting

Local 157’s monthly meeting this holiday season will be a special one: they will be collecting unwrapped presents to donate to Toys4Tots, and will be celebrating with a holiday party where there will be food, raffles, and giveaways. Local 157 Meeting Info Local 157 Holiday Meeting Flyer Read More…

Manhattan Community Board Applications Available Here

There are 59 community boards throughout the five boroughs; each board representing a specific locality within the borough. Up to 50 volunteer members can serve on a community board, with individual boards determining the number of members required to adequately serve the community. Community boards have in an important role in NYC’s governmental process. The […] Read More…