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Working People’s Day of Action

On Saturday, February 24th, the NYC Labor Movement and our allies will stand up for the freedom to join together in strong unions, fight for decent and equitable pay, affordable health care, quality schools, vibrant communities and a secure future for all of us. Together, we will demand an end to the system and economy […] Read More…

GoFundMe Page for Deceased Member: Solidarity For Our Brother Fermin

On February 17, 2018 God took this beautiful soul way too soon. He has left behind a wife and 4 beautiful daughters. Anyone who had the honor of knowing Fermin knows what a great man, husband, father and friend he was. We would like to apologize for raising the goal, however we have just found out […] Read More…

Can the city carpenters’ union overcome its shady past?

The Real Deal February 2018 Issue (Originally Published: https://therealdeal.com/issues_articles/can-the-city-carpenters-union-overcome-its-shady-past/) The union is trying to shake its old reputation and wean itself off court supervision, all while trying to stay competitive as open shops encroach on its market share By Kathryn Brenzel | February 01, 2018 11:00AM   For decades, the New York City District Council […] Read More…

Request for Volunteers for Research Study – Health Effects of Welding Fume Exposure

Request for Volunteers for Research Study – Health Effects of Welding Fume Exposure Icahn School of Medicine at Mt Sinai conducting research to determine whether exposure to welding fumes is associated with cardiovascular (i.e., heart) and nervous system (i.e., brain) health.  We would like to ask welders from the New York City area to help […] Read More…

UPDATE: FIXED Reporting Hours Issue on Union Fusion 2/5/18

We have received reports that the time card on Union Fusion is not displaying all employees listed. This is due to a release that occurred this weekend with Union Fusion. The developers are looking into it right now, and this is being addressed with high priority and is likely to be fixed by the end […] Read More…

Memorial Service 3/15 for 10 Year Anniversary of Crane Collapse

On March 15, 2018, there will be a Memorial Service to observe a moment of silence for the Ten Year Anniversary of the tragic Crane collapse that took place in 2008 and took the lives of six Union Construction Brothers and a Civilian Sister.   DATE: March 15, 2018 TIME: 3:00 P.M. PLACE: CORNER OF […] 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…

Press Release for Officer Election Results

The Members of the New York City District Council of Carpenters Overwhelmingly Re-Elected Executive Secretary-Treasurer Joseph Geiger, President Stephen McInnis, and Vice President Michael Cavanaugh for Another Term The Decisive Victory Reflects Unwavering Support from the Members and their Leadership’s Vision for the Council NEW YORK, NY – The membership of the New York City […] Read More…

PR Hurricane Relief Christmas Toy Drive

Originally published: https://thebronxchronicle.com/2017/12/30/pr-hurricane-relief-toy-drive/ December 30, 2017 10:01 PM· Back on December 18, the NYC District Council of Carpenters ran a successful toy drive to benefit the children in some of the most hurricane-ravaged areas of Puerto Rico. Many of the union’s members who have been sent down as well as the toys received were from Bronx […] Read More…