Archive for September, 2017

Intro 1447 Passes City Council Vote

Brothers and Sisters, In 2018, we’ll take a large step in making construction site safety the law of the land in New York City.  Thanks to the collective action of so many of our members, and members of a number of trades across the city, these increased standards give us hope that the epidemic of […] Read More…

Members Needed to Help Build Animal Shelter for Rescued Dogs

Local 45 is looking for member volunteers to help build an animal shelter for rescued dogs this Saturday and Sunday — September 30th and October 1st. The start time will be 8/9AM. The shelter is run by: The New York Bully Crew   (Non Profit 501 C-3) 1457 Montauk Highway East Patchogue, N.Y. Contact Joe Riley […] Read More…

Carpenters Funds Awarded Over $27M in Lawsuit Against Contactors Navillus and ACS

EST Joseph Geiger and the Trustees of the NYC Carpenters Benefit Funds led an ERISA benefit funds collection lawsuit involving all the affiliated benefit funds of the unions in the high rise building structural concrete industry against Navillus and ACS that resulted in a $76M win for all the benefit funds, which means for union […] Read More…

Volunteers Needed for Hurricane Recovery Effort

The New York City District Council of Carpenters is teaming up with HEART 9/11 to provide relief to areas hit by both Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. We are looking for members to volunteer their time and services to help rebuild homes and community establishments that have been devastated by these hurricanes. Airfare and lodging […] Read More…

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Board of Trustees Approves Improvement to Dental Plan Effective January 1, 2018

We have great news for participants in the NYCDCC Welfare Fund! The Trustees have listened to and heard your concerns about having broader access to dental care. In response to your concerns, the Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that effective January 1, 2018, the Welfare Fund’s dental program will change from the current […] Read More…

Vote TODAY In September Primaries

The District Council has endorsed a number of City Council candidates (which can be found below). You can register at the DMV’s website, and find more information on the registration process for both out-of-state and in-state registration. You can also check your voter registration status here, you can also find your pollsite here, and you […] Read More…

NYCDCC Remembers Those Lost on 9/11

Brothers and Sisters, The memories of this day, sixteen years ago, still feel as immediate as if they happened yesterday.  For so many of our members, who raced downtown upon hearing about the tragic events of that day, the horror and shock of the moment was replaced with a burning need to help their fellow […] Read More…

Members Needed to Help Build Animal Shelter for Rescued Dogs

Local 45 is looking for member volunteers to help build an animal shelter for rescued dogs on September 16th and 17th.  The shelter is run by: The New York Bully Crew   (Non Profit 501 C-3) 1457 Montauk Highway East Patchogue, N.Y. Contact Joe Riley of local 45 at 917-940-5792 for details. Read More…

Labor Day Message from EST Joseph Geiger

Brothers and Sisters, For many people in NYC, Labor Day is just another Monday off, one in a long line of long weekends each year that coincides with a vacation, relaxing one extra day with loved ones – some gearing up for a new school year. But for the labor community, those involved in the day-to-day […] Read More…