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NYCDCC Political Endorsements

Election day is our union’s chance to elect officials who believe in the working class and who will fight alongside us against those who would oppose us. It is vital that each member cast their vote on election day. Voting is your right as a citizen and your chance to choose and hold your elected […] Read More…

Register to Vote

To advance our interests as a union and advocate for all workers, it is pivotal that all members exercise their right to vote. Voting is your right as a citizen and your chance to choose and hold your elected official accountable. Never underestimate the power of your vote. To all New York State residents, in […] Read More…

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Construction unions blast nonunion contractors’ push for subway work

To the editor: In a recent letter to the governor, detailed in “Biz leaders: Let nonunion contractors do subway projects,” Brian Sampson and his anti-union cronies called on the governor to “put an end to senseless project labor agreements” with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, saying PLAs waste money and time. But the Building Trades have […] Read More…

New York City & State Prosecutors, Partners Announce Joint Effort to Combat Wage Theft in Construction Industry

On Monday, December 4, 2017, 11:00 a.m., New York City and State prosecutors will announce criminal charges in multiple cases involving stolen wages, provide tips on spotting wage theft and reporting it to authorities. Enforcement of wage theft violators will have a great effect towards stabilizing the construction industry. Unscrupulous employers evade workers compensation, unemployment […] Read More…

Statement from Joseph Geiger, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the New York City District Council of Carpenters on Wage Theft

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#ENDWAGETHEFT: New York City and State Prosecutors, Partners to Announce Joint Effort to Combat Wage Theft in the Construction Industry

  On Monday, December 4, 2017, 11:00 a.m., New York City and State prosecutors will announce criminal charges in multiple cases involving stolen wages, provide tips on spotting wage theft and reporting it to authorities. Enforcement of wage theft violators will have a great effect towards stabilizing the construction industry. Unscrupulous employers evade workers compensation, […] Read More…

Worker Solidarity Defeats the NY Constitutional Convention

Brothers and Sisters, Congratulations, we did it! We rose to the challenge and helped defeat the Constitutional Convention proposal in a landslide victory, with over 83 percent of New Yorkers voting NO on Prop. 1. Nothing makes me prouder to be union than when I see the fruits of labor solidarity. A Constitutional Convention had […] Read More…

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