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NYCDCC Statement on Construction Industry Work

Many members have raised questions about working.  Here are the facts as we know them at this time. Governor Cuomo by executive order has designated construction work as essential work. That means that construction work is being treated the same as health care, police, fire, sanitation, transport, food, pharmacies, and similar essential work.  The full […] Read More…

Letter from EST Geiger about District Council Office Staff Working Remotely and COVID-19 Measures

Brothers and Sisters, During this time of extreme caution and uncertainty, The New York City and Vicinity District Council of Carpenters is taking every step necessary to act in the best interest of our membership and keep them and their families, staff, and the general public safe, while sharing updates as they progress. As a […] Read More…

Info Hub with COVID-19 Updates Available for Members and Staff

A special COVID-19 page is available on the New York District Council of Carpenters (NYCDCC) website, which serves as a primary resource hub to keep our members up-to-date on information from the NYCDCC, as it relates to this unprecedented global health pandemic. If needed, information will be updated as soon as possible during this ever-changing […] Read More…

NYCDCC Welfare Fund to Waive Co-payments for Coronavirus (COVID-19) Testing

Attention Members: New York City District Council of Carpenters Welfare Fund is pleased to report that all Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing under the Empire BlueCross BlueShield plan will have related co-payments waived for eligible participants and dependents. Although a mandate from the federal government to waive co-payments for Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing technically did not apply to […] Read More…

Statement on COVID-19 from EST Joseph Geiger

Brothers and Sisters, We have been closely monitoring developments with the Coronavirus (COVID-19). In this global pandemic of unprecedented magnitude, the safety of our members and staff is our highest priority and first responsibility. With growing concerns surrounding COVID-19, we want you to know your union stands with you. We have been following recommendations of […] Read More…

Carpenters Training Center Closure

Given the current state of affairs with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and out of an abundance of caution, the New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center has decided to postpone all class schedules for 2-weeks, effective March 16,2020. They will continue to monitor the situation closely and notify members when classes will be […] Read More…

Postponed: 51st Annual Graduating Apprentice Exhibits and Open-House

As a precautionary prevention measure, the New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center (CTC) has postponed the 51st Annual Graduating Apprentice Exhibits and Open-House scheduled for April 7th. The situation will be monitored and the event may be rescheduled. Read the full letter from the CTC here: CTC Open House Postpone 2020. Read More…

SIB Women’s Committee Collecting Donations for Women’s Shelter

In advance of the SIB Quarterly Meeting on March 26th at 4:30 pm in the NYCDCC 9th Floor Atrium, the SIB Steering Committee is seeking donations of new or gently used baby and maternity clothing and other items for the Sisters Of Life, a NYC-based charity that provides emotional and practical support to women being […] Read More…

Tips from the CDC to Remain Healthy in the Age of Coronavirus

There are simple steps you can take to remain healthy and prevent the spread of germs. Please be diligent about washing your hands and following the below steps. For further information, please refer to the Center for Disease Control (CDC): www.cdc.gov/COVID19. Read More…

Support Future Union Carpenter Jobs

Empire City by MGM Resorts has agreed to build union during the expansion of their full-scale downstate NY casino if the ban is lifted by the 2023 deadline! We encourage our New York State members to sign the petition today! Read More…