February 4, 2021

EST Joe Geiger Featured in Crain’s New York Business

Opinion: Building New York out of the pandemic means supporting union labor Crain’s New York Business Joseph Geiger Joseph Geiger, the executive secretary-treasurer of the New York City District Council of Carpenters, wrote an op-ed for Crain’s New York Business on the benefits of unions and union labor amid a public health emergency and economic […] READ MORE

January 28, 2021

Apply for your SST Card Today!

It has come to our attention that members may have completed SST courses but have not yet applied for their SST card. Members who have the following classes below should apply for our SST card on the Carpenters Training Center website. -OSHA 30 -8hr Fall Prevention -2hr Drug & Alcohol If you have completed these […] READ MORE

January 11, 2021

Statement on Governor Cuomo’s Commitment to an Aggressive Construction Program in 2021

“We applaud Governor Andrew Cuomo for committing to the most aggressive construction and transportation program,” stated EST Joseph Geiger of the New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters. “Prioritizing these projects will not only bring relief to our communities, but it will provide thousands of rewarding, good-paying jobs at a time when New Yorkers […] READ MORE

January 8, 2021

The United Brotherhood of Carpenters Applauds Biden’s Selection of Marty Walsh for Secretary of Labor

Washington, D.C. — The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America (UBC), representing over 500,000 members, announced their support of President-elect Biden’s selection of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as Secretary of Labor. It’s been decades since a union member was appointed to run the Labor Department and we’re pleased that such a talented and […] READ MORE

December 23, 2020

Happy Holidays from the NYCDCC

Season’s greetings Brothers and Sisters, Over the course of the last year, one thing is for certain – unions matter. The NYC Carpenters Union matters. We mattered during the pandemic when our essential workers answered the call to build out health facilities to care for the sick. We mattered during the return to work when […] READ MORE

December 22, 2020

January 2021 Pension Payments to be Transmitted January 4th Due to Bank Holiday

Due to New Year’s Day (Friday, January 1, 2021) being an official bank holiday, monthly pension payments will not be transmitted by the bank until the following business day (Monday, January 4, 2021). We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have questions regarding your pension payment, you can contact our Member Services […] READ MORE

December 18, 2020

Mental Health During the Holidays

While the joyful celebrations with family and friends this holiday season, this year COVID-19 and physical distancing have added a new type of stress to the season. Please remember to reach out and ask for help if you are struggling. To maintain good mental health here are some tips to follow this holiday season: Stay […] READ MORE

December 15, 2020

EEOC Survey Responses Needed

In compliance with U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) requirements, the New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters is asking you to fill out 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 know that […] READ MORE

November 25, 2020

District Council Offices Going Remote

Brothers and Sisters, Due to the increased number of COVID-19 cases, the District Council and Benefit Funds administrative staff will be working remotely beginning Monday, November 30th. All Council Reps and Area Standards staff will continue working in the field to service our members and contractors. The leadership of the Council will be present at […] READ MORE

November 25, 2020

Job Posting: Carpenter

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, partitions, window frames and sashes, door frames and doors and other related components of buildings and structures within various occupied apartments, […] READ MORE