Archive for February, 2017

Change of Address Forms and Process Updated

Effective immediately, the District Council and Benefit Funds have made revisions to the Change-of-Address Form and its submission procedures to simplify the process for members.  Members will no longer be required to have the Change-of-Address Form notarized if they are not delivering it to the Fund Office in person. Instead, members will only need to […] Read More…

UBC Issues Endorsement of Alexander Acosta For Labor Secretary

Official UBC Endorsement Press Release Letter from General President Douglas McCarron Read More…

Apply Now for Affordable Housing with Stuy Town Lottery

An affordable housing lottery has opened at the Stuyvesant Town-Peter Cooper Village complex on the east side of Manhattan with the promise of one-bedroom apartments starting at $2,805 per month.  The apartment complex features a 24-hour on-site property manager, on-site laundry, a café, gym, bike storage and outdoor space. More information can be found at […] Read More…

Vacation Benefits to be Paid via Debit Card Beginning in June

Vacation Benefits to be Paid via Debit Card Beginning in June February 14, 2017   Effective for your first quarter vacation payment (payable in the first week of June 2017), the New York City District Council of Carpenters Welfare Fund (the “Welfare Fund”) is implementing a mandatory debit card payment program for all vacation benefits. The […] Read More…

New Local 212 Website is Up!

Welcome to “Concrete Carpenters Local 212” New Website. http://www.lu212.com/ The High Rise Reinforced Concrete Industry plays a vital role in shaping New York City’s skyline and supporting our economy. Our organization strives to deliver excellence, productivity, safety & diversity to a demanding industry. Our Carpenters are leading the way in professional training and productivity. Working with […] Read More…

NYCDCC Endorses Marvin Holland for City Council

The New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters is officially endorsing Marvin Holland in the 2017 City Council Race for District 9 Read More…

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IMPORTANT: Activities Postponed Due to Inclement Weather

Due to anticipated inclement weather predicted for Thursday, February 9th, the following activities at the District Council are postponed:   300 Hitters Orientation Rescheduled for: Thursday, February 16th at 4 pm. Same location, 395 Hudson Street, 10th Floor For more information, please contact Maria at 212-366-3336   Foreman Training Rescheduled for: Thursday, March 9th at […] Read More…

Rally in Support of Intro. 1447

We stand strong when we stand together Brothers and Sisters, Yesterday’s rally with the Building Trades Council was a show of force that should make any person think twice about counting out construction unions, and the New York City District Council of Carpenters specifically. I want to personally thank all members who came out in […] Read More…