April 8, 2020

REMINDER: Financial Relief Available Through the CARES Act

Mortgage Relief The CARES Act prohibits mortgage lenders from foreclosing on any federally-backed mortgage for a 60-day period following March 18, 2020. • This covers mortgages insured or guaranteed by HUD, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, the Veterans Affairs Department, and the Agriculture Department. • The law also authorizes borrowers experiencing hardship as a result of […] READ MORE

April 8, 2020

June Vacation Payments to be Released One Month Early to Help Those Financially Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

On behalf of the Board of Trustees of the New York City District Council of Carpenters Welfare Fund, the Benefit Funds is pleased to announce that June vacation payments will be released one month early to help alleviate the financial strain that many have suffered due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of this […] READ MORE

April 7, 2020

Update Concerning COVID-19 Related Amendments to NYCDCC Annuity Fund

Last week, the NYCDCC Benefit Funds announced that the Board of Trustees made changes to the Annuity Fund to allow members easier access to their individual retirement savings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although these changes were made effective immediately, the Fund Office noted that Prudential needed some time to implement these changes in its system. […] READ MORE

April 3, 2020

COVID-19 Preparedness Qualification (CITF) Online Course

In consideration of recent events, with UBC members working during the pandemic, the Carpenters International Training Fund (CITF), in partnership with Robert Smith, Supervisor of Instruction for the Northeast Carpenters Training Fund; developed a new qualification to educate our members on methods to better protect themselves while on the job site. The new COVID-19 Preparedness […] READ MORE

April 2, 2020

District Council Update to Membership from EST Joseph Geiger

Brothers and Sisters, It goes without saying that the last couple of weeks have been chaotic, stressful, emotional and life changing in every way. COVID-19 has upended our lives and thrust us into a new normal, even if for the time being. If we have not been vocal enough, I want to reiterate that the […] READ MORE

April 1, 2020

Nueva Ayuda Financiera Para Miembros Durante la Epidemia del Coronavirus

En nombre de la Junta de Fideicomisarios, el Fondo de Anualidades del Consejo de Carpinteros del Distrito de la Ciudad de Nueva York se complace en anunciar que los Fideicomisarios han modificado el Plan de Anualidad vigente de inmediato para permitir distribuciones relacionadas con Coronavirus hasta $ 100,000 y préstamos relacionados con Coronavirus hasta $ […] READ MORE

March 31, 2020

Annuity Fund Amends Plan to Help Members Access Retirement Savings During COVID-19 Pandemic

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, the New York City District Council of Carpenters Annuity Fund is pleased to announce that the Trustees have amended the Annuity Plan effective immediately to permit Coronavirus-Related Distributions up to $100,000 and Coronavirus-Related Loans up to $100,000. Further, if you have an outstanding loan on or after March […] READ MORE

March 31, 2020

COVID-19 Toolbox Talk

As a reminder, it is important to protect yourself during the COVID-19 pandemic. The District Council takes all safety issues seriously. If you ever feel unsafe on a job, please contact your business agent. There are also several steps you can take to stay safe and keep employees safe out in the field by reading […] READ MORE

March 31, 2020

District Council Carpenters Praised on ESPN Radio New York

  District Council carpenters received a special shout-out on the DiPietro, Cantry, and Rothenberg show on 98.7 ESPN Radio New York. The radio hosts praised our carpenters for building 1100 patient rooms in the Javits Center. “There’s still people every single day going to work and taking care of us and making sure we can […] READ MORE

March 30, 2020

Carpenter Job Postings

To view job postings, please click here to apply. READ MORE