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CTC Response to SST Card Requests

The Carpenters Training Center (CTC) is experiencing an unusually high-volume of calls from members requiring SST cards. CTC Staff is working diligently to respond to calls and enter the required data to facilitate SST card production. In order to better serve our membership and expedite the process, CTC staff requests that when members call, they […] Read More…

COVID-19 Vaccine Info

The NYCDCC Welfare Fund, through Empire BlueCross BlueShield (“Empire”), Express Scripts, and UnitedHealthcare (“UHC”) for Medicare-Eligible Retirees, is committed to helping you stay healthy while giving you peace of mind. Is the COVID-19 Vaccine covered? YES. The vaccine will be covered at no cost to you or your family during this national public health emergency, regardless of where you receive […] Read More…

Job Posting: 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…

Update Your Skills With the OWL Now!

Please update your skills with the Out of Work List (OWL)! The OWL has job opportunities available for members with certain skills. If you have completed coursework and gained new skills and certifications, you can increase your employment opportunities by adding these to the OWL! How To Update Your Skills Call the OWL at 212-366-3330 […] Read More…

EST Joe Geiger on Black History Month

Brothers and Sisters, Black History Month allows us to reflect on the history, culture, and accomplishments of the African American community. This past year has been tumultuous, but it has been especially difficult for Black Americans and people of color. We at the District Council value and honor the skills, craftmanship, and achievements our Black […] Read More…

EST Joe Geiger Featured in Crain’s New York Business

Opinion: Building New York out of the pandemic means supporting union labor Crain’s New York Business Joseph Geiger Joseph Geiger, the executive secretary-treasurer of the New York City District Council of Carpenters, wrote an op-ed for Crain’s New York Business on the benefits of unions and union labor amid a public health emergency and economic […] Read More…

Apply for your SST Card Today!

It has come to our attention that members may have completed SST courses but have not yet applied for their SST card. Members who have the following classes below should apply for our SST card on the Carpenters Training Center website. -OSHA 30 -8hr Fall Prevention -2hr Drug & Alcohol If you have completed these […] Read More…

Statement on Governor Cuomo’s Commitment to an Aggressive Construction Program in 2021

“We applaud Governor Andrew Cuomo for committing to the most aggressive construction and transportation program,” stated EST Joseph Geiger of the New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters. “Prioritizing these projects will not only bring relief to our communities, but it will provide thousands of rewarding, good-paying jobs at a time when New Yorkers […] Read More…

The United Brotherhood of Carpenters Applauds Biden’s Selection of Marty Walsh for Secretary of Labor

Washington, D.C. — The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC), representing over 500,000 members, announced their support of President-elect Biden’s selection of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as Secretary of Labor. It’s been decades since a union member was appointed to run the Labor Department and we’re pleased that such a talented and […] Read More…

Happy Holidays from the NYCDCC

Season’s greetings Brothers and Sisters, Over the course of the last year, one thing is for certain – unions matter. The NYC Carpenters Union matters. We mattered during the pandemic when our essential workers answered the call to build out health facilities to care for the sick. We mattered during the return to work when […] Read More…