Archive for March, 2017

Members helping with HEART 9/11 to build homes for veterans in North Carolina

6 District Council members along with a strong workforce of FDNY are volunteering with HEART 9/11 for a veteran build in Denver, NC.  HEART 9/11 is partnering with Purple Heart Homes to frame a new 2,300 sq. ft., 1-1/2 story veteran home in 4 days.  HEART 9/11 volunteer manpower includes New York City Fire Department, New York […] Read More…

Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Charles Johnson Jr. Memorial Scholarship Winners

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, the NYCDCC Benefit Funds is pleased to announce that twenty-five students were recently notified that they have been awarded the Charles Johnson Jr. Memorial Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year. Each student will now receive a $3,500.00 per year scholarship, which is renewable up to four years at […] Read More…

Sign the Petition: Buy American!

“Buy American” has become a popular phrase across the country. But here in New York State, the labor movement has been pushing “Buy American” for several years. And now, we are closer than ever to enacting this groundbreaking legislation. Gov. Cuomo recently introduced strong “Buy American” requirements in his executive budget to help create good […] Read More…

ATTENTION SHOP STEWARDS

Shop steward trainings are being scheduled for later in the week for specific shop stewards, and these specific members are having email addresses created for them by the District Council.  Unfortunately this is messing with the website Login system, so if you are having trouble logging into the website, it is because a new email […] Read More…

ATTENTION Shop Stewards Concerning Training

ATTENTION SHOP STEWARDS: The District Council will begin training for certified shop stewards on March 22, 2017.  You will be contacted to attend your training session via phone.  All stewards must bring in the Motorola device that was assigned to them and all cords to the meeting.  Stewards also shall bring in proper ID to […] Read More…

Come March in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

St. Patrick’s Day Parade, line up at E46th Street between Madison and Fifth at 2:30, step off at 3. Come march with the Carpenters Pipe and Drum Band, Pass it on! Read More…

Special Local 926 Meeting

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48th Annual Graduating Apprentice Open House & Exhibit

The NYCDCC Carpenters Training Center is hosting their annual Graduating Apprentice Contest, Open House, & Exhibit Wednesday April 12th 2017 8:00 am to 4:00 pm 395 Hudson St. 2nd Floor (Clarkson St Entrance) New York NY 10014   Read More…

Demonstration Scheduled for Landmark Theate

DEMONSTRATION Schimenti Construction 625 W 57th St. New York, NY 10019 (Directions) Thursday March 9th 11 am – 2 pm Friday March 10th 11 am – 2 pm ALL TRADES WELCOME *Will count towards picket duty* Read More…

Report on Diversity amid Union and Nonunion Construction Minority Workers Favors Unions

Check out a report that shows that construction union minority workers do much better than nonunion workers.  The report counters race-baiting put out by “Union Facts” and its anti-union owner, Richard Berman. “Diversity in the New York City union and nonunion construction sectors” by Lawrence Mishel March 2, 2017 Economic Policy Institute Read More…