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NOTICE: Delegate Meeting tonight, Thursday April 12th

The regularly scheduled Wednesday Delegate meeting has been moved to tonight, Thursday April 12th at 5:00 PM in the Delegates Hall (10th Floor) of the District Council headquarters. Read More…

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Carpenters Recruit Apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the New York City District Council of Carpenters will conduct a recruitment from April 09, 2018 through April 20, 2018 for 100 carpenter apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today. Applicants must obtain a lottery card, in person, at the NYCDCC Training Center, 395 Hudson […] Read More…

An advocate for construction and women in the field

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: The Real Deal, Link AUTHOR: Laurie Cowin PUBLISHED: March 5, 2018 Tamara Rivera Council representative, NYC District Council of Carpenters Experience: As the first woman council representative in her 20,000-member union, Rivera, a 24-year industry veteran, also is involved with the women’s council, Sisters in the Brotherhood. Tamara Rivera has a lot to be […] Read More…

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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…