Archive for July, 2018

Register to Vote

To advance our interests as a union and advocate for all workers, it is pivotal that all members exercise their right to vote. Voting is your right as a citizen and your chance to choose and hold your elected official accountable. Never underestimate the power of your vote. To all New York State residents, in […] Read More…

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Construction Company Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter, District Council Calls for Higher Penalty

Friday, July 13, 2018 NEW YORK, NY   On Friday, July 13, 2018, the Manhattan DA announced that SSC High Rise Inc. plead guilty to charges of one count of Manslaughter in the Second Degree, a class C felony, in the case of construction worker Juan Chonillo. The New York City and Vicinity District Council […] Read More…

July Newsletter

2018 Annual Softball Tournament When: Saturday, September 22, 2018. 9:30 a.m. Where: Cunningham Park, Fresh Meadows, Queens, NY, 11366 Teams: The first 16 teams to register will be eligible. Sponsorship is $500 per team. More information about team sponsorship can be found on the District Council website. Updates: Maps, directions, and updates will be available […] Read More…

Happy Independence Day

Dear Brothers and Sisters, This Wednesday is a time for family, food, and fun. As we enjoy this Independence Day, let us be thankful for our freedoms and all the opportunities that this great country provides. As a union, we have each other’s backs and we stand together in solidarity, but as we fight the […] Read More…

GoFundMe for Injured Member Arian Kohler

On June 23, 2018, one of our own, Arian Kohler, was critically injured while on a volunteer mission to help rebuild Puerto Rico with Heart/911. He suffered traumatic injuries that nearly cost him his life. Kohler is now on the long road to recovery surrounded by his friends, family and, of course, his Union. A […] Read More…