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EST Joe Geiger’s 421-a Op-ed in Crains New York

“Five years ago, the 421-a tax abatement meant to incentivize affordable housing development was renewed and christened with a new name: Affordable New York. Despite the program’s $1.7 billion annual price tag, New York City remains as unaffordable as ever and the homeless crisis has reached the highest level since the Great Depression. To put […] Read More…

Job Posting: 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…

Civil Service Exam Registration

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Job Posting: Ship Carpenter

Job Description Under supervision of Supervisor Ship Carpenter, performs ship carpentry work aboard vessels and terminals of the Staten Island Ferry; performs related work. EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL TASKS: Uses and operates all carpentry shop hand and powered machinery, tools and equipment; repairs and erects partitions, doors and windows; works from prints and measurements. Does all […] Read More…

Get Your SWAC!

Attention Members! The NYCDCC is anticipating upcoming work that will require a SWAC (Secure Worker Access Card). We encourage each member who wants the opportunity to work on those projects to get their SWAC ASAP! Please visit http://secureworker.com/ for information on how to get your SWAC. Read More…

Civil Service Meetings Canceled Until Further Notice

The General Meeting for all Civil Service Carpenters, Dockbuilders, Ship Carpenters and Riggers on Tuesday December 21st  is  CANCELED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. The Carpenters Training Center has informed us they will be closed due to rise in COVID-19 cases and abundance of caution for health and safety of our members during this holiday season. Be […] Read More…

A Christmas Message from EST Joe Geiger

Happy Holidays Brothers and Sisters, There is no greater gift than to be a union member and I want to thank you for being part of our great union. You show up every day ready to work, ready to use your skilled craftsmanship to build up our skyline, and ready to make life better for […] Read More…

Job Posting:  Council Representative (Dockbuilder/Timbermen)

The New York City District Council of Carpenters invites all Journey level Dockbuilders and Timbermen to apply for the position of Council Representative.   Applicants will be required to travel, including occasional overnight business trips, and will work flexible and irregular hours and some weekends.  Council Representatives are paid on a salaried basis and are exempt, […] 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…

Change to the OWL Rules for Apprentices

In alignment with the CTC’s expectations and/or requirements of apprentices being ready and able to work and the rules and regulations of the CTC, the following change to the OWL rules will have apprentices more likely to be fully employed while signatory contractors will be able to staff jobs with the appropriate match of apprentice. […] Read More…