Archive for October, 2019

October 2019 Newsletter

A Message from EST Joseph Geiger Brothers and Sisters, Early this month, the New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters and the Benefit Funds shared good news. It was such good news that I want to share it with you again. According to the actuarial consultant for the NYCDCC Pension Fund, projections are […] Read More…

OSHA 30 REQUIRED by December 1, 2019

ALL MEMBERS PLEASE BE ADVISED Kindly be advised as per information obtained from the New York City Department of Buildings pertaining to Local Law 196 we are recommending all members who have not graduated from an approved NYSDOL Apprenticeship Program within the past 5 years seeking a Limited Site Safety Training Card to complete an […] Read More…

Job Posting: Department of Sanitation Carpenter

Job Description The NYC Department of Sanitation is the world’s largest sanitation department. DSNY collects more than 10,500 tons of residential and institutional garbage and 1,760 tons of the recyclables — each day. While efficiently managing solid waste and clearing litter or snow from 6,300 miles of streets, the Department is also a leader in […] Read More…

Retired Carpenter Warren Hutchinson Receives New Kidney From Fellow Member

“Because of my union, I was able to earn a good living, raise my children and put them all through college. Most important, because of my union, I was able to receive a kidney transplant that saved my life.” Retired carpenter Warren Hutchinson received a kidney transplant from fellow member Alexandra Guadalupe. The two met […] Read More…

A Message from EST Joseph Geiger: Benefit Funds Update

Brothers and Sisters, As you may know, many union-defined pension plans throughout the country are still facing hardships due to the 2008 – 2009 Great Recession. Our brothers and sisters in the Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights are facing the realities of these hardships now. As a District Council, we can relate to […] Read More…

September Newsletter

2019 Labor Day Parade On Saturday, September 7th, the District Council proudly marched in the 2019 Labor Day Parade! Hundreds of members, friends, and family came out to support the District Council and union pride. We had a great showing of support and enthusiasm from our members and volunteers from every local. Thank you for sharing […] Read More…