May 22, 2020

In Remembrance this Memorial Day

Brothers and Sisters, Memorial Day will hit home a little different this year. What is usually a day to gather with family and friends and honor those who have bravely fought or are currently fighting for our country, will now be spent quietly at home or through virtual get-togethers. We are all struggling right now. […] READ MORE

May 22, 2020

Important Information about Renewals and Certifications

For renewal info about NYC Fire Department (FDNY) Certificate of Fitness Renewals and the American Welding Society, visit the Training and Certifications section of our Back-to-Work Resource Center. READ MORE

May 15, 2020

Job Posting: Carpenter

Civil Service Title: CARPENTER Division/Work Unit: Bronx Property Management Job ID: 439447 Salary: $52.02 Frequency: HOURLY Work Location: Bronx Floating Staff 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, […] READ MORE

May 14, 2020

A Special Message from EST Joseph Geiger on the Re-mobilization of the Construction Industry in New York

As New York State continues to push forward towards recovery from COVID-19, Governor Cuomo asked the construction industry to unite and develop a re-mobilization plan. Please watch this special message from EST Geiger about the plan how the Carpenters are helping to propel the economy forward.  READ MORE

May 14, 2020

Job Posting: Carpenter

Civil Service Title: CARPENTER Job ID: 439955 Title Code No: 92005 Work Location: Queens-SI Management Division/Work Unit: Queens/SI Property Management Salary: $52.02 Frequency: HOURLY 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 […] READ MORE

May 14, 2020

Official Construction Re-opening Guidelines for New York State Announced

Businesses in each region will re-open in phases. Re-opening refers to non-essential businesses and business activities. Essential businesses and business activities that are open will remain open. Official guidelines for the construction industry can be found in the District Council’s Back-to-Work Resource Center. READ MORE

May 12, 2020

CITF Online Learning Center – LMS Class Accessibility and Registration

You may access the CITF Online Learning Center here or by clicking on the links listed LMS Online Class link below: https://auth.carpenters.org/?ReturnUrl=https://ubc-citf.carpenters.org If you ALREADY have an account on Carpenters.org, but are having problems with your login, please click on the Quick Reference link below for instructions: https://train.carpenters.org/contractor/Guide_Carpenters.org_Quick_Reference.pdf If you have to CREATE an account […] READ MORE

May 6, 2020

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

During May, the MEND program joins the national movement to raise awareness about mental health. Emotional well-being is especially important during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which has put the world on hold and forced most of us to stay indoors. According to a recent Kaiser Foundation poll, more than half of Americans feel that the pandemic […] READ MORE

May 5, 2020

International Training Center Closure – Updated Information

The CITF has extended the CITF qualification and certification credentials of all members for 180 days (originally 90 days) because of these highly unusual circumstances. Please note that some qualifications/certifications such as Kirby Morgan Hat Technician, OSHA, and other third-party credentialing agencies are not controlled by the CITF and can only be extended by those […] READ MORE

May 4, 2020

Coronavirus-Related Distributions & Eligibility for Unemployment Insurance

Some questions have arisen regarding whether taking a COVID-19-related distribution from the Annuity Fund per the special rules of the CARES Act can affect one’s ability to receive unemployment benefits. In response to this inquiry, the Fund Office has put together the following Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”). Is it possible that I may be ineligible […] READ MORE