Monthly Newsletter

August Newsletter

Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors’ 5th Annual Charity Golf Tournament On August 9, 2019, the District Council hosted its 5th annual charity golf tournament to sponsor Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors (JAH4WW). The District Council raised over $325,000 for the organization which works to build and remodel handicap accessible homes for injured U.S. military […] Read More…

June Newsletter

2019 Apprentice Graduation Over 200 apprentices graduated from the District Council of Carpenters’ apprenticeship program on June 21st. We are proud to welcome new members from each of the five boroughs and the tri-state area representing eight of our local unions. These graduates have undergone rigorous training in the classroom and on the job throughout their four-year […] Read More…

May Newsletter

Bronx Week Labor Breakfast EST Joseph Geiger was honored this morning by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. at the Bronx Week Labor Breakfast. The event honored leaders in labor for their commitment to building up the Bronx. Congratulations to all the honorees. May we continue to be a force of good for the community […] Read More…

April Newsletter

Tax Fraud Day of Action National Tax Fraud Day of Action was a huge success! Over 1,300 members came out to stand up to tax fraud. District Council members and leadership were joined by New York Attorney General Letitia James, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, […] Read More…

March Newsletter

#MacysSucks! Macy’s is intending to build their New York headquarters with non-union contractors that often pay workers up to 80% less in wages and benefits than union contractors signed to contracts with the District Council of Carpenters. Besides this sub-standard pay, workers will not have the protection of the union to prevent wage theft. There […] Read More…

February Newsletter

Your Vote Your Voice! The New York City District Council of Carpenters urges each and every member to register to vote. Remaining politically active and exercising our right to vote is crucial in securing good, safe jobs that will help support our families and keep our union strong for generations to come. Be sure to […] Read More…

January Newsletter

Your Vote Your Voice! The New York City District Council of Carpenters urges each and every member to register to vote. Remaining politically active and exercising our right to vote is crucial in securing good, safe jobs that will help support our families and keep our union strong for generations to come. Be sure to […] Read More…

December Newsletter

Brothers and Sisters, 2018 was a great year for our union. We successfully celebrated the centennial of the NYC District Council, secured work and ensured good-paying jobs for our membership, and we were able to volunteer our skills to those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, just to name a few highlights. I am […] Read More…

October Newsletter

The District Council Celebrates 100 Years The New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters recently celebrated a huge milestone: Our 100th Anniversary. The District Council has come a long way since our inception 100 years ago, and while it has not been without hardship, it has been with pride, strength, and ingenuity. Throughout […] Read More…

August Newsletter

NYCDCC Raises Quarter of a Million Dollars for Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors On August 10, 2018, the NYCDCC hosted its annual charity golf tournament to sponsor Jared Allen’s Homes for Wounded Warriors (JAH4WW). The District Council successfully raised a quarter of a million dollars for JAH4WW, an organization that works to build and remodel handicap […] Read More…