Archive for June, 2017

Contract Rate Sheets

Updated and new contract rate sheets will be going up throughout the day and following week as they are published.  They will all be contained in the Member’s Library (under the item “Contract Rates”) or you can click here to be directly linked to the page.  Each will be notated when updated, if not notated […] Read More…

Contract Negotiations

A new GCA contract has been ratified and all other District Council contracts have been temporarily extended to July 31st. This means that there will be no NYCDCC sanctioned strikes regardless of the strike status of other trades on the job come July 1st. For updates on contract negotiations please visit the District Council website. Read More…

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Added Feature to Training Verification Card

Working with the Carpenters International Training Fund, the UBC’s team in IT has added a feature on the Training Verification Card that members hold. When someone scans the QR code to pull up a member’s personalized display, in addition to the member status information, the page also displays any upcoming training programs the member is […] Read More…

Female construction employees become more prevalent in Brooklyn workforce

(Originally posted on NEWS12’s website, bronx.news12.com) Posted: Jun 22, 2017 5:47 PM EDT Updated: Jun 22, 2017 6:24 PM EDT Female construction employees become more prevalent in Brooklyn workforce BROOKLYN – It’s long been a job made up of mostly men, but construction is seeing a larger shift to women in the workforce. For women like Radell Wong from the […] Read More…

New York Blood Center Declares Blood Emergency

NYBC urges the public to donate to replenish the community’s critically low blood supply. New York, NY (June 26, 2017) – New York Blood Center (NYBC) has declared a blood emergency and is asking the public to please find time to donate blood at a NYBC donor center or convenient blood drive to help replenish […] Read More…

End of Legislative Session Update

NYS Assembly Passes A5498-A (Definition of Public Works) On Wednesday, June 21, the NYS Assembly passed legislation establishing wage standards for publicly assisted construction projects. The bill mandates prevailing wages be paid on projects receiving state subsidies or incentives and is a critical step in raising standards for all construction workers. The NYS Senate failed […] Read More…

Floorcoverer Council Representative Job Posting

The District Council is currently seeking to fill an open Council Representative position with a qualified floorcoverer from your Local.  To be qualified, candidates must have joined a NYC District Council local by December 31, 2007 and have at least 5 years of Floorcovering experience and be in goodstanding continually since June 30, 2016.  Interested […] Read More…

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