June 18, 2020

Apprentices Returning to Work

All apprentices are encouraged to take steps to return to the job sites. To advance to the next level, it is important to accumulate the appropriate number of hours. These hours are required to become a journeyperson. Call the OWL and get on the list. Solicit a contractor and shape a job. For a list […] READ MORE

June 18, 2020

Temporary Extension of Welfare Coverage & Waiver of Retiree Premiums

In an effort to continue assisting NYCDCC members and retirees through the financial and physical strain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Board of Trustees has approved the following temporary changes to Welfare Fund eligibility and retiree premiums. These changes will be effective for the third quarter of the year (beginning July 1, 2020 for […] READ MORE

June 15, 2020

OWL Functionality Issues

The OWL is currently experiencing technological issues. It will resume functionality at 8:00 am tomorrow (Tuesday, June 16, 2020). We apologize for the inconvenience this may temporarily cause our members. READ MORE

June 11, 2020


In compliance with U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requirements, the New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters (“District Council”) will be sending you a survey asking about your race/ethnicity and gender.  The EEOC states that survey replies returned anonymously are not acceptable, so please fill out the entire survey.  But please know […] READ MORE

June 8, 2020

Emergency Executive Order from Mayor DeBlasio

The Emergency Executive Order requires any individuals including employees and visitors, who are present on a construction site and able to medically tolerate a face covering shall wear such a covering at all times. View the EEO here:  Emergency Executive Order READ MORE

June 2, 2020

Statement from EST Joseph Geiger on the Protests

The very foundation of the New York City and Vicinity District Council of Carpenters is to fight for the rights of every worker to be treated equally and to guarantee that every worker in our represented trades has rights in the workplace, a fair wage, a healthy family and hope for the future. As a […] READ MORE

May 28, 2020

COVID-19 Testing and Antibody Testing Available

Testing for COVID-19 virus and the COVID-19 antibody testing just got easier. Members of the NYCDCC are now able to get testing at City MD Urgent Care locations. More information can be found here. READ MORE

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