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A Special Fourth of July Message from EST Joe Geiger

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Over the last four months, we have fought a great battle as a union. COVID-19 struck us hard in New York City and within our union family. While we could not evade its advance, the District Council met it with great resolve. The truth is that the financial health and well-being […] Read More…

Job Posting: Local Union 2287 Office Administrator

Local union 2287 is seeking an Office Administrator. Some duties include, but are not limited to: • Performs administrative duties in the office and ensure that the office is operating smoothly • Provides administrative support as necessary for local union 2287 membership and executive board members, including scheduling Local meetings, maintaining calendars, research and creating […] Read More…

Job Posting: Administrative Assistant, Business Center (Queens)

The New York City and Vicinity District Council of Carpenters is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support to the Queens Business Center. This position: • Performs administrative duties for executive management. Responsibilities may include screening calls, making travel and meeting arrangements, preparing reports and financial data, training other support staff, and member relations. […] Read More…

Job Posting: Inspector General

Job Posting: Inspector General ORGANIZATION: New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014 DESCRIPTION: The New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters is a labor organization with nine affiliated local unions and 25,000 members who work in the building construction industry. Working collaboratively with the District […] Read More…

Returning to Work and Unemployment Insurance

As regions across New York State begin their phased reopening, many New Yorkers who are unemployed will be able to return to their jobs. This guide provides answers to common questions about how returning to work impacts your unemployment benefits. https://www.labor.ny.gov/ui/pdfs/returning-to-work-and-UI.pdf Read More…

Training Center Online Class Schedule

The training center is partially open for business! A few small classes are being conducted on-site and many courses are being taught over Zoom. Please see the below schedule of upcoming online trainings and visit the Training Center website for more info. Upcoming ZOOM classes from 6/22 to 7/16 as of right now. OSHA 30 […] Read More…

Apprentices Returning to Work

All apprentices are encouraged to take steps to return to the job sites. To advance to the next level, it is important to accumulate the appropriate number of hours. These hours are required to become a journeyperson. Call the OWL and get on the list. Solicit a contractor and shape a job. For a list […] Read More…

Temporary Extension of Welfare Coverage & Waiver of Retiree Premiums

In an effort to continue assisting NYCDCC members and retirees through the financial and physical strain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Trustees has approved the following temporary changes to Welfare Fund eligibility and retiree premiums. These changes will be effective for the third quarter of the year (beginning July 1, 2020 for […] 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 (“District Council”) will be sending you 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 please know […] Read More…

Emergency Executive Order from Mayor DeBlasio

The Emergency Executive Order requires any individuals including employees and visitors, who are present on a construction site and able to medically tolerate a face covering shall wear such a covering at all times. View the EEO here:  Emergency Executive Order Read More…