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Intro 1447 Passes City Council Vote

Brothers and Sisters, In 2018, we’ll take a large step in making construction site safety the law of the land in New York City.  Thanks to the collective action of so many of our members, and members of a number of trades across the city, these increased standards give us hope that the epidemic of […] Read More…

Vote TODAY In September Primaries

The District Council has endorsed a number of City Council candidates (which can be found below). You can register at the DMV’s website, and find more information on the registration process for both out-of-state and in-state registration. You can also check your voter registration status here, you can also find your pollsite here, and you […] Read More…

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NYCDCC Hosts Charity Golf Outing Benefitting Jared Allen’s Homes For Wounded Warriors

On Friday, August 11th at Crystal Springs Golf Course in New Jersey, the union carpenters from New York City hung up their hammers to swing some irons for the day, all to help support a cause they are well suited to endorse: constructing handicap-accessible homes for injured US veterans. Partnering with Jared Allen’s Homes for […] Read More…

NYC Carpenters Endorse Candidates for City Council

NEW YORK, NY – The New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters, a representative body comprised of nine locals and nearly 25,000 members, endorsed candidates in several key City Council races today. The District Council supports these candidates because of their proven record of advocacy for union members and their families. “The Carpenters […] Read More…

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End of Legislative Session Update

NYS Assembly Passes A5498-A (Definition of Public Works) On Wednesday, June 21, the NYS Assembly passed legislation establishing wage standards for publicly assisted construction projects. The bill mandates prevailing wages be paid on projects receiving state subsidies or incentives and is a critical step in raising standards for all construction workers. The NYS Senate failed […] Read More…

EST Joseph Geiger Receives Award from NEW

Our very own Joe Geiger EST being honored at Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) luncheon this year, helping to honor tradeswomen in New York City, and stress the importance of pre-apprenticeship programs in the construction industry. Congrats Joe! Read More…

President Steve McInnis Featured in Real Deal Article

What role will union construction play in the NYC of tomorrow? Execs from SL Green, Tishman and Brookfield contemplate union labor’s decreasing market share By Will Parker | May 31, 2017 02:30PM From left: Michael De Chiara, Ed Piccinich, Jay Badame, Sabrina Kanner, Gary LaBarbera, Steve McInnis, Joseph Mizzi and Charles Murphy A panel of […] Read More…