James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act

James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act

With the 14th Anniversary of 9/11 approaching, Local 79 and the Mason Tenders’ District Council Political Action Committee are asking Local 79 members  to get in touch with their legislators to push to gain more co-sponsors for HR 1786 /S. 928, the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act. The programs created by the original James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act are now helping responders and survivors in every state and in 429 of 435 Congressional Districts. But, these programs are set to expire, …

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Mason Tenders Training Fund And Building Contractors Association College Scholarships

Mason Tenders Training Fund And Building Contractors Association College Scholarships

A letter was recently sent to all Local 79 members notifying them of eligibility and deadlines for applying for the Mason Tenders’ Training Fund scholarship. High school seniors who are eligible dependents of Local 79 members and are planning to go to college are encouraged to apply for this scholarship, which provides the winners with $3,000 a year for a maximum of four years. The Building Contractors Association also offers a scholarship which provides winners with $2,000 a year for a maximum of our years. Application instructions and deadlines are available by clicking …

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Local 79 Members Attend Ecuadorian Day Parade

Local 79 Members Attend Ecuadorian Day Parade

Ecuadorian pride overflowed in the streets of Queens on Sunday, August 2nd as thousands of people marched in the annual Ecuadorian Day Parade. Local 79 was well represented as over 300 members and their families took part in the march and the festivities that followed. “This is a day that our members look forward to every year,” said Local 79 Business Agent Luis Montalvo. “The Ecuadorian community is such a vital part of the fabric of New York City, and this spirited parade is a great …

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