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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…

Urgent Notice: Scaffold Erector Certificate Renewal

Attention Brothers and Sisters, Renew Your Scaffold Erector Certificate ASAP! Due to change in CITF policy, all members need to refresh their 32HR Scaffold Erector prior to its expiration date, effective 1/1/2023. There will be no grace period to renew your certificate after it has expired. We have over 1,000 members that will need retraining […] Read More…

Job Posting: Civil Service Carpenter

Job Description The Department of Social Services (DSS) is comprised of the administrative units of the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) and the Department of Homeless Services (DHS). HRA is dedicated to fighting poverty and income inequality by providing New Yorkers in need with essential benefits such as Food Assistance and Emergency Rental […] Read More…

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…