Monthly Newsletter

October 2019 Newsletter

A Message from EST Joseph Geiger Brothers and Sisters, Early this month, the New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters and the Benefit Funds shared good news. It was such good news that I want to share it with you again. According to the actuarial consultant for the NYCDCC Pension Fund, projections are […] Read More…

September Newsletter

2019 Labor Day Parade On Saturday, September 7th, the District Council proudly marched in the 2019 Labor Day Parade! Hundreds of members, friends, and family came out to support the District Council and union pride. We had a great showing of support and enthusiasm from our members and volunteers from every local. Thank you for sharing […] Read More…

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…