May 5, 2022

Op-Ed: Carpenter Apprenticeships — A Pathway to the American Dream

Author: Denise Echevarria, union member, Local 157 As a mother of eight, life hasn’t always been easy. For many years, I lived in Section 8 housing, working minimum wage jobs to pay the bills, all while ensuring my children had food on the table. Sustaining my family was difficult, and with little opportunity for advancement, […] READ MORE

May 3, 2022

Job Posting: Civil Service Carpenter

Job Description Under supervision of the Supervising Dockbuilder of the Staten Island Ferry, does carpentry and repair work in connection with docks, piers, bulkheads and ferry terminals; performs related work. EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL TASKS: Does dock carpentry and framing. Repairs docks, piers, bulkheads and ferry terminals. Works as a crew member in operation of pile […] READ MORE

May 3, 2022

Job Posting: Civil Service Carpenter

Job Description • Under supervision, perform installation and repair work involving rough, finish and general carpentry. • Install, repair and replace flooring, partitions, window frames and sashes, door frames and doors and other related components of buildings and structures. • Install, repair and replace boardwalks, fences and screens. • Construct and repair toolboxes, movable and […] READ MORE

May 2, 2022

Apprenticeship Recruitment

New York City District Council of Carpenters will conduct a recruitment campaign from June 1, 2022 through May 3, 2023 for 25 carpenter apprentices. Applicants must obtain a lottery card, in person, at the New York City District Council of Carpenters Training Center (NYCDCC Training Center), 395 Hudson Street (Clarkson Street entrance) New York, NY […] READ MORE

April 26, 2022

Notice of Passing for NYCDCC Training Center Instructor Charlie McReynolds

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of a much beloved NYCDCC Training Center Instructor, Charlie McReynolds. Charlie will forever be part of the NYCDCCTC. His years of loyalty, dedication, friendship, and mentorship will never to be forgotten. Charlie also worked for the CITF for many years and was loved by […] READ MORE

April 25, 2022

Job Posting: Civil Service Carpenter

Job Description Installs, repairs, and replaces flooring, partitions, window frames and sashes, door frames and doors, and other related components of buildings and structures. Installs, repairs and replaces boardwalks, fences and screens. Builds and repairs tool boxes, movable and fixed sashes, doors and wooden office furniture, playground, park and school equipment. Builds and rebuilds truck […] READ MORE

April 21, 2022

2022 Memorial Mass for Construction Workers

Members are asked to attend the Hardhat Memorial Mass at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral on Thursday, April 28th to remember all the construction workers who were injured or who lost their lives on worksites in New York City and the surrounding areas during 2021-2022. Don’t forget to wear your hardhats. Where: Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, 460 Madison […] READ MORE

April 21, 2022

Op-Ed: Labor Leading the Future of New York in 2022

Author: Joseph Geiger, Executive Secretary Treasurer, NYC District Council of Carpenters It’s a new dawn for the Empire State. New Yorkers have welcomed Kathy Hochul as our first female Governor, Eric Adams as the 110th Mayor of New York City, and new leadership in the City Council. The last couple of years have been challenging […] READ MORE

April 21, 2022

Op-Ed: NYC Carpenters Union Promotes Diversity and Respect in Construction

Author: Taji Riley This month is Black History month, a time to honor the achievements of our Black brothers and sisters in construction. As a Black woman, I am proud of the NYC Carpenters Union for taking bold action to create a culture of diversity and inclusivity in what has been a traditionally male-dominated industry. […] READ MORE

April 21, 2022

Op-Ed: Women in Construction Are Leading the Industry Together

By: Jodie Ann Beatty Women’s History Month is a time to celebrate women and the profound impact and contributions they make to our communities. As a proud union carpenter for 18 years, I’ve seen first-hand the importance of building up and supporting fellow women in the union. Like many fields, construction is a historically male-dominated […] READ MORE