April 6, 2021

District Council Adds New Skill of “Pending Shop Steward” to the Out of Work (OWL) List

The District Council established a new skill on the OWL that will allow Shop Steward candidates to be dispatched whenever a Certified Shop Steward is unavailable. This new skill allows members who have shown initiative to become Shop Stewards to gain hands-on job site experience during their training. The Pending Shop Steward skill would only […] READ MORE

March 31, 2021

NYCDCC Names Campaign Veteran Kevin Elkins as New Director of Political Action

The New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters (NYCDCC) has named Kevin Elkins as the new Director of Political Action. A veteran of New York City and Congressional politics, Elkins’ hiring coincides with the union’s investment in member engagement and mobilization efforts aimed to empower members to get involved in the political process […] READ MORE

March 16, 2021

Attention 157 Members – New Zoom Link

Due to technical difficulties, the March 2021 157 Zoom meeting link is unable to be sent. Please use this link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ADfyrIWSTbWhlJ6f0Diq4w READ MORE

March 11, 2021

OWL Hours of Operation UPDATE

Effective Monday, March 22, 2021, the Job Referral Department hours of operation Monday -Friday are as follows: 1) Out of Work List (OWL): 212-366-3330 — will operate from 8am-4pm 2) Reporting of work hours: 212-366-3331 — will operate from 8am-6pm 3) Dispatch hours – will operate from 8am-7pm **IMPORTANT: Please remember that members are required […] READ MORE

March 10, 2021

NYCDCC City Council Endorsements

New York City District Council of Carpenters Endorses NINE Candidates in Key City Council Races Carpenters Union selects diverse candidates who will advocate, protect, and stand up for the working class New York, NY – In advance of a pivotal election year for New York City, the New York City & Vicinity District Council of […] READ MORE

February 18, 2021

CTC Response to SST Card Requests

The Carpenters Training Center (CTC) is experiencing an unusually high-volume of calls from members requiring SST cards. CTC Staff is working diligently to respond to calls and enter the required data to facilitate SST card production. In order to better serve our membership and expedite the process, CTC staff requests that when members call, they […] READ MORE

February 16, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Info

The NYCDCC Welfare Fund, through Empire BlueCross BlueShield (“Empire”), Express Scripts, and UnitedHealthcare (“UHC”) for Medicare-Eligible Retirees, is committed to helping you stay healthy while giving you peace of mind. Is the COVID-19 Vaccine covered? YES. The vaccine will be covered at no cost to you or your family during this national public health emergency, regardless of where you receive […] READ MORE

February 11, 2021

Job Posting: 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

February 11, 2021

Update Your Skills With the OWL Now!

Please update your skills with the Out of Work List (OWL)! The OWL has job opportunities available for members with certain skills. If you have completed coursework and gained new skills and certifications, you can increase your employment opportunities by adding these to the OWL! How To Update Your Skills Call the OWL at 212-366-3330 […] READ MORE

February 8, 2021

EST Joe Geiger on Black History Month

Brothers and Sisters, Black History Month allows us to reflect on the history, culture, and accomplishments of the African American community. This past year has been tumultuous, but it has been especially difficult for Black Americans and people of color. We at the District Council value and honor the skills, craftmanship, and achievements our Black […] READ MORE