Archive for September, 2020

Shame on Columbia

Columbia University is planning building their new dorm project using unscrupulous contractors. These contractors have a history of substandard wages and discriminatory practices. Why is a school that charges students $61,000 a year in tuition going to pay workers three times less than the union workers down the street who are under a PLA? On […] Read More…

NYCDCC-Turner Construction Safety Summit

During Construction Safety Week, we are throwing it back to the Safety Summit the District Council held with Turner Construction and other construction leaders in December 2019. Safety is more than a week, it is every day. The carpenters union makes safety a priority. Read More…

A Message of Remembrance from EST Joe Geiger on September 11th

Brothers and Sisters, It’s hard to believe it’s been 19 years since the tragic attack on our city, our country, and the American people as a whole. Many of our fellow brothers and sisters worked at the Trade Center and throughout Manhattan that infamous day, and many of our members worked on the rebuilding of […] Read More…

A Labor Day message from EST Joe Geiger

Hello, brothers and sisters. I hope this Labor Day finds you well and that you and your family are remaining safe and healthy during these uncertain times. Labor Day looks a bit different this year as we are not able to gather as a union to celebrate the advancements of labor laws that unions have […] Read More…

Responses to EEOC Survey Needed

In compliance with U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requirements, the New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters is asking you to fill out a survey asking about your race/ethnicity and gender. The EEOC states that survey replies returned anonymously are not acceptable, so please fill out the entire survey. But know that […] Read More…