Register for Albany Bus Trip!

Register for Albany Bus Trip!

Politicians are allowing powerful developers to use 421a tax breaks to increase their profit. Local 79 will be demanding that developers taking advantage of these tax breaks pay union wages to the construction workers building these projects.

All members attending will receive their Mandatory Participation credit and/or $25 and shirt & hat. Breakfast & lunch will be provided.

When – Tuesday June 17th. Bus leaves at 6:30am and will return at approximately 6pm.

Where – The bus will depart from outside Local 79’s office at 520 8th Ave, proceed to Albany so members can meet with elected officials, …

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Rally Alert: Protest Against Lettire Construction

Rally Alert: Protest Against Lettire Construction

Why: After having stolen millions of $$$’s from workers on previous jobs in New York City, Lettire Construction is trying to make a comeback in Brooklyn. Local 79 will be joining community groups in Brooklyn this Saturday to protest the presence of Lettire in the Flatbush community.

When; Saturday, July 12, 1:00 pm

Where: 626 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

For more information, contact Anthony at 646-265-5674

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Local 79 Health Fair

Local 79 Health Fair

Join the members of Local 79 and their families for a fun-filled all-day outing. The fair offers members and their families the opportunity to receive health screenings (blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose) and get health-related information. Activities include swimming, basketball, volleyball, climbing walls, soccer, miniature golf, softball, raffles, dancing, and an all-day barbeque.

Where: Coleman Country Day Camp, Merrick, NY

When: Saturday, June 7, 2014, 11:00 am-4:00 pm (rain date: Sunday, June 8)

Cost per person to attend the Health Fair is $5.00. Children 5 and under are …

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Park Cleanup Weekend: Local 79 Volunteeers Needed

Park Cleanup Weekend: Local 79 Volunteeers Needed

Join members of Local 79 on Saturday, June 21 and Sunday, June 22 to help clean up two New York City parks.

Saturday Wingate Park Cleanup

What: Join Friends of Wingate Park to clean up Wingate Park
When: Saturday, June 21 at 10:00 am
Where: Wingate Park (meet at corner of Brooklyn Avenue and Rutland Road)

Refreshments will be served
For more information, contact Anthony Williamson at 646-265-5675

Flyer for Wingate Park Cleanup

Sunday: Flushing Meadows Corona Park Cleanup

What: Clean up Flushing Meadows Corona Park
When: Sunday, June 22, Breakfast at 9:00 am. Cleanup project begins at …

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