Archive for June, 2022

Op-Ed: How Union Apprenticeships Changed My Life

By: Donna Burke, union Dockbuilder Joining the New York City District Council of Carpenters changed my life in ways I never thought possible. With the union’s apprenticeship graduation quickly approaching, I can’t help but reflect on the opportunities that my own apprenticeship experience has afforded me. For the first time in my life, I have […] Read More…

Job Posting: Civil Service Carpenter

Job Description Under supervision, candidate will perform installations and repair work involving rough finish and general carpentry. Specific duties shall include, but not be limited to the following: 1. Install, repair and replace flooring, partitions, window frames and sashes, door frames and doors and other related components of buildings and structures within various occupied apartments, […] Read More…

Job Posting: 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…

Improvement to Pension Fund

Brothers and Sisters, There has been an improvement to the NYCDCC Pension Fund that will benefit our union members. On or about July 1, 2022, the current applicable benefit rate (“ABR”) for each benefit credit earned prior to January 1, 1999 will increase by 25% for active Participants and Participants in pay status. For example, the flat $80 benefit […] Read More…