July 25, 2022

Op-Ed: Union Carpenters Are Building Futures and Careers

By: Jasmine Kenchen, Local Union 157 Being a union carpenter is everything to me. It’s allowed me to accomplish tremendous growth both in my career and in my life. In the four and a half years that I have been in the trades, I’ve realized that building union is not just about a good-paying job. […] READ MORE

July 22, 2022

2022 NYC Labor Day Parade Announcement

The NYC Labor Day Parade is back for the first time since 2019 and it’s sorely missed. Once again we welcome all NYC District Council of Carpenters members and their families to join us and march up Fifth Avenue with our fellow union brothers and sisters on Saturday, September 10th. Let’s celebrate hard working people […] READ MORE

July 21, 2022

The NYC District Council of Carpenters and the North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters Endorse Governor Kathy Hochul

NEW YORK – The New York City District Council of Carpenters and the North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters today endorsed Governor Kathy Hochul for a full term. The regional Councils represent 30,000 union members statewide and provide a voice for thousands of New York’s most dedicated and skilled workers. “The hardworking members of […] READ MORE

July 18, 2022

Job Posting: Civil Service Carpenter

DEPT OF PARKS & RECREATION Job Posting Notice Job ID507228 Business Title Carpenter Civil Service Title CARPENTER Title Classification Competitive Job CategoryBuilding Operations & Maintenance Career LevelExperienced (non-manager) Work LocationRandalls Island 5-Boro Shops Division/Work UnitCW GARAGE FIVE BORO # of Positions1 Title Code No92005 Level00 Proposed Salary Range$ 97,890.66 – $ 97,890.66 (Annual) As of […] READ MORE

July 11, 2022

Save the Date: NYCDCC Picnic, Charity Softball Tournament, and Benefits Fair September 24th at Cunningham Park

On Saturday, September 24th, 2022, the New York City District Council of Carpenters will be hosting a family picnic and charity softball tournament at Cunningham Park (Fresh Meadows, Queens, NY, 11366) beginning at 9:30AM. READ MORE

June 22, 2022

Op-Ed: How Union Apprenticeships Changed My Life

By: Donna Burke, union Dockbuilder Joining the New York City District Council of Carpenters changed my life in ways I never thought possible. With the union’s apprenticeship graduation quickly approaching, I can’t help but reflect on the opportunities that my own apprenticeship experience has afforded me. For the first time in my life, I have […] READ MORE

June 21, 2022

Job Posting: Civil Service Carpenter

Job Description Under supervision, candidate will perform installations and repair work involving rough finish and general carpentry. Specific duties shall include, but not be limited to the following: 1. Install, repair and replace flooring, partitions, window frames and sashes, door frames and doors and other related components of buildings and structures within various occupied apartments, […] READ MORE

June 13, 2022

Job Posting: Carpenter

Job Description • Under supervision, perform installation and repair work involving rough, finish and general carpentry. • Install, repair and replace flooring, partitions, window frames and sashes, door frames and doors and other related components of buildings and structures. • Install, repair and replace boardwalks, fences and screens. • Construct and repair toolboxes, movable and […] READ MORE

June 7, 2022

Improvement to Pension Fund

Brothers and Sisters, There has been an improvement to the NYCDCC Pension Fund that will benefit our union members. On or about July 1, 2022, the current applicable benefit rate (“ABR”) for each benefit credit earned prior to January 1, 1999 will increase by 25% for active Participants and Participants in pay status. For example, the flat $80 benefit […] READ MORE

May 31, 2022

Urgent Notice: Scaffold Erector Certificate Renewal

Attention Brothers and Sisters, Renew Your Scaffold Erector Certificate ASAP! Due to change in CITF policy, all members need to refresh their 32HR Scaffold Erector prior to its expiration date, effective 1/1/2023. There will be no grace period to renew your certificate after it has expired. We have over 1,000 members that will need retraining […] READ MORE