October 25, 2019

October 2019 Newsletter

A Message from EST Joseph Geiger Brothers and Sisters, Early this month, the New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters and the Benefit Funds shared good news. It was such good news that I want to share it with you again. According to the actuarial consultant for the NYCDCC Pension Fund, projections are […] READ MORE

October 23, 2019

OSHA 30 REQUIRED by December 1, 2019

ALL MEMBERS PLEASE BE ADVISED Kindly be advised as per information obtained from the New York City Department of Buildings pertaining to Local Law 196 we are recommending all members who have not graduated from an approved NYSDOL Apprenticeship Program within the past 5 years seeking a Limited Site Safety Training Card to complete an […] READ MORE

October 23, 2019

Job Posting: Department of Sanitation Carpenter

Job Description The NYC Department of Sanitation is the world’s largest sanitation department. DSNY collects more than 10,500 tons of residential and institutional garbage and 1,760 tons of the recyclables — each day. While efficiently managing solid waste and clearing litter or snow from 6,300 miles of streets, the Department is also a leader in […] READ MORE

October 9, 2019

Retired Carpenter Warren Hutchinson Receives New Kidney From Fellow Member

“Because of my union, I was able to earn a good living, raise my children and put them all through college. Most important, because of my union, I was able to receive a kidney transplant that saved my life.” Retired carpenter Warren Hutchinson received a kidney transplant from fellow member Alexandra Guadalupe. The two met […] READ MORE

October 8, 2019

A Message from EST Joseph Geiger: Benefit Funds Update

Brothers and Sisters, As you may know, many union-defined pension plans throughout the country are still facing hardships due to the 2008 – 2009 Great Recession. Our brothers and sisters in the Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights are facing the realities of these hardships now. As a District Council, we can relate to […] READ MORE

October 4, 2019

September Newsletter

2019 Labor Day Parade On Saturday, September 7th, the District Council proudly marched in the 2019 Labor Day Parade! Hundreds of members, friends, and family came out to support the District Council and union pride. We had a great showing of support and enthusiasm from our members and volunteers from every local. Thank you for sharing […] READ MORE

September 23, 2019

Prevailing Wage Workshop

Calling all members! Come out to a workshop on prevailing wage on Thursday, September 26 from 4:30-6 PM at the District Council offices. Seating is limited! Please RSVP via text to 917-376-5564. READ MORE

September 17, 2019

Job Posting: Carpenter

Civil Service Title: Carpenter Job ID: 411721 Title Code No: 92005 Salary: $364.14 Frequency: DAILY Work Location: Citywide Number of Positions: 2 Job Description The Fire Department, City of New York (FDNY), seeks two full-time Carpenters’ in the Bureau of Facilities. Reporting directly to the Supervisor of Carpenters the successful candidates will: Install, repair, and […] READ MORE

September 10, 2019

In Remembrance of Our Brothers

Brothers and Sisters, With each year that passes we fondly remember the brave brothers who lost their lives on this day 18 years ago. Although it’s been 18 years, for many of us, the memories still flash in our minds like it was yesterday. We can still recall the shock and horror coupled by the […] READ MORE

September 4, 2019

Carpenter Job Posting

NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest public health care system in the United States. We provide essential outpatient, inpatient and home-based services to more than one million New Yorkers every year across the city’s five boroughs. Our large health system consists of ambulatory centers, acute care centers, post-acute care/long-term care, rehabilitation programs, Home Care, […] READ MORE