Archive for May, 2022

Op-Ed: A Seat at the Table: Vote Union to Uplift Working People

By: Joseph Geiger, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the NYC District Council of Carpenters Elections have consequences and this June New Yorkers will vote in the very unprecedented and consequential 2022 primary elections. Despite the delay in New York’s congressional and state senate primaries resulting from a chaotic redistricting process, union carpenters are doing what we always do […] Read More…

Cancelled: AG Endorsement Event for Monday, May 23rd

Attention members: The AG endorsement event scheduled for Monday, May 23rd in Brooklyn Bridge Park has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled at a later date. If you still need to complete union activity before the June 30th deadline, please sign on to the District Council website or call the hotline (212) 366-7810 for available […] Read More…

Job Posting: Civil Service Carpenter

NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest public health care system in the United States. We provide essential outpatient, inpatient and home-based services to more than one million New Yorkers every year across the city’s five boroughs. Our large health system consists of ambulatory centers, acute care centers, post-acute care/long-term care, rehabilitation programs, Home Care, […] Read More…

Response from President Paul Capurso on Member Inquiry Regarding Picket Duty Obligation for City Carpenters

Dear Brothers and Sisters, In the essence of transparency, please read the response from President Paul Capurso as it relates to an inquiry from a member regarding picket duty obligation for City Carpenters. Please contact President Paul Capurso with any questions.   Read More…

Op-Ed: Carpenter Apprenticeships — A Pathway to the American Dream

Author: Denise Echevarria, union member, Local 157 As a mother of eight, life hasn’t always been easy. For many years, I lived in Section 8 housing, working minimum wage jobs to pay the bills, all while ensuring my children had food on the table. Sustaining my family was difficult, and with little opportunity for advancement, […] Read More…

Job Posting: Civil Service Carpenter

Job Description Under supervision of the Supervising Dockbuilder of the Staten Island Ferry, does carpentry and repair work in connection with docks, piers, bulkheads and ferry terminals; performs related work. EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL TASKS: Does dock carpentry and framing. Repairs docks, piers, bulkheads and ferry terminals. Works as a crew member in operation of pile […] Read More…

Job Posting: Civil Service Carpenter

Job Description • Under supervision, perform installation and repair work involving rough, finish and general carpentry. • Install, repair and replace flooring, partitions, window frames and sashes, door frames and doors and other related components of buildings and structures. • Install, repair and replace boardwalks, fences and screens. • Construct and repair toolboxes, movable and […] Read More…

Apprenticeship Recruitment

New York City District Council of Carpenters will conduct a recruitment campaign from June 1, 2022 through May 3, 2023 for 25 carpenter apprentices. Applicants must obtain a lottery card, in person, at the New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center (NYCDCC Training Center), 395 Hudson Street (Clarkson Street entrance) New York, NY […] Read More…