August 10, 2020

Text Messaging Issues

Attention brothers and sisters: Due to technical difficulties resulting from a power outage with DRG, our external robo-text messaging vendor, you may have received multiple texts today. We have made the vendor aware of this issue and they are currently resolving it. We apologize for the unnecessary messages received and we appreciate your understanding. Thank […] READ MORE

July 8, 2020

Job Posting: Carpenter

Job ID: 440923 Civil Service Title: CARPENTER Salary: $52.02/$52.02-$52.02 Frequency: HOURLY Work Location: Brooklyn Floating Staff Number of Positions: 2 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, […] READ MORE

July 7, 2020

Issue Logging into Member Section of DC Website

We are currently experiencing technological issues with members logging in to the District Council website. Our website teams are aware we hope to have this resolved as soon as possible. Thank you in advance for your patience. READ MORE

July 7, 2020

Appointments Now Required for District Council Visitors

In an effort to adhere to physical-distancing safety requirements related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the District Council is requiring members visiting 395 Hudson Street to make an appointment in advance, effective July 7, 2020. Please note the following guidelines before you consider making an appointment for an in-person visit: The District Council is available for […] READ MORE

July 6, 2020

EEOC Survey Information

Some of you have asked about the survey that the District Council has asked everyone to complete so the District Council can comply with requirements of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Please know that this survey is not in any way related to any political issue, COVID-19, or any other current events. The […] READ MORE

July 2, 2020

A Special Fourth of July Message from EST Joe Geiger

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Over the last four months, we have fought a great battle as a union. COVID-19 struck us hard in New York City and within our union family. While we could not evade its advance, the District Council met it with great resolve. The truth is that the financial health and well-being […] READ MORE

July 2, 2020

Job Posting: Administrative Assistant, Business Center (Queens)

The New York City and Vicinity District Council of Carpenters is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support to the Queens Business Center. This position: • Performs administrative duties for executive management. Responsibilities may include screening calls, making travel and meeting arrangements, preparing reports and financial data, training other support staff, and member relations. […] READ MORE

July 2, 2020

Job Posting: Inspector General

Job Posting: Inspector General ORGANIZATION: New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters 395 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014 DESCRIPTION: The New York City & Vicinity District Council of Carpenters is a labor organization with nine affiliated local unions and 25,000 members who work in the building construction industry. Working collaboratively with the District […] READ MORE

June 25, 2020

Returning to Work and Unemployment Insurance

As regions across New York State begin their phased reopening, many New Yorkers who are unemployed will be able to return to their jobs. This guide provides answers to common questions about how returning to work impacts your unemployment benefits. https://www.labor.ny.gov/ui/pdfs/returning-to-work-and-UI.pdf READ MORE

June 22, 2020

Training Center Online Class Schedule

The training center is partially open for business! A few small classes are being conducted on-site and many courses are being taught over Zoom. Please see the below schedule of upcoming online trainings and visit the Training Center website for more info. Upcoming ZOOM classes from 6/22 to 7/16 as of right now. OSHA 30 […] READ MORE