November 18, 2020

SST Card Requirements and Deadline

Members are encouraged to get their new SST card as soon as possible in advance of the March 1, 2021 deadline. The DOB is also requiring additional information and members can easily fill out the new data sheet for SST cards here: https://nyccarpenterstrainingcenter.org/demographic-survey/ SST Video Tutorials for Members This video tutorial is for NYCDCC members […] READ MORE

November 11, 2020

Happy Veterans Day

Brothers and Sisters, On Veterans Day we celebrate and honor America’s military veterans for their willingness to serve and sacrifice, so that we can have our freedoms, and for stepping into the line of duty knowing that there was a chance they may not return. That allegiance to their fellow American citizen is deeply humbling. […] READ MORE

October 21, 2020

Use Live Ballot to Discover Labor-Friendly Candidates

This election, it is more important than ever to for labor-friendly candidates! To help members on voting day to find the candidates the District Council has endorsed, we have partnered with Live Ballot, a non-partisan tool that displays pro-labor candidates in each area. Enter your address in the search bar below and make your voting […] READ MORE

October 20, 2020

2020 General Election Candidates District Council Endorsements

This election season, our wages and dignity are on the line. We need to vote for candidates who understand Carpenter Economics. The District Council is endorsing candidates who support working with unions, union organizing, and collective bargaining. We believe in supporting candidates who oppose right-to-work and strictly support the protection of Davis-Bacon Act prevailing wage […] READ MORE

October 14, 2020

UBC Tax Fraud Hot Sheet for September 2020

Wage theft continues to plague the construction industry. These illegal practices impact all New Yorkers and all across the United States. Check out the UBC Hot Sheet  for September to learn more about the impacts of dishonest construction contractors stealing wages from workers and how we are combating it across the country. READ MORE

October 9, 2020

Job Posting: Carpenter

Department: OFFICE OF PLANT OPERATIONS Hire In Rate: $53.58 (for employees new to HHC) Salary Range: $53.58 $53.58 Pay Frequency: Hour Job ID 57528 Empower Every New Yorker — Without Exception — to Live the Healthiest Life Possible NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest public health care system in the United States. We provide […] READ MORE

September 29, 2020

Shame on Columbia

Columbia University is planning building their new dorm project using unscrupulous contractors. These contractors have a history of substandard wages and discriminatory practices. Why is a school that charges students $61,000 a year in tuition going to pay workers three times less than the union workers down the street who are under a PLA? On […] READ MORE

September 15, 2020

NYCDCC-Turner Construction Safety Summit

During Construction Safety Week, we are throwing it back to the Safety Summit the District Council held with Turner Construction and other construction leaders in December 2019. Safety is more than a week, it is every day. The carpenters union makes safety a priority. READ MORE

September 11, 2020

A Message of Remembrance from EST Joe Geiger on September 11th

Brothers and Sisters, It’s hard to believe it’s been 19 years since the tragic attack on our city, our country, and the American people as a whole. Many of our fellow brothers and sisters worked at the Trade Center and throughout Manhattan that infamous day, and many of our members worked on the rebuilding of […] READ MORE

September 4, 2020

A Labor Day message from EST Joe Geiger

Hello, brothers and sisters. I hope this Labor Day finds you well and that you and your family are remaining safe and healthy during these uncertain times. Labor Day looks a bit different this year as we are not able to gather as a union to celebrate the advancements of labor laws that unions have […] READ MORE