September General Membership Meeting – Date Change!!

September General Membership Meeting – Date Change!!

Please be advised!! The General Membership meeting scheduled for September 19 has been rescheduled to Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 5:00 pm
St. Vartan’s Armenian Cathedral: 630 2nd Ave. New York, NY

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Endorsement of Senator Diane Savino!!

Endorsement of Senator Diane Savino!!

The Laborers’ Union of North America and the Mason Tenders District Council are proud to endorse State Senator Diane Savino for re-election!

About State Senator Diane Savino
A champion for women’s rights

Strong advocate for protecting a woman’s right to choose and strengthening Roe vs. Wade
Supporter of Reproductive Health Act and Comprehensive Contraceptive Coverage Act

Maintaining Affordability

Lead sponsor of successful legislation to increase property tax relief for seniors and disabled homeowners

Standing with Labor

Former Vice President for District Council 37
Helped push through $15 an hour minimum wage
Leading voice for passage …

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Endorsement of Assemblyman Brian Barnwell!!

Endorsement of Assemblyman Brian Barnwell!!

The Laborers’ Union of North America and the Mason Tenders District Council are proud to endorse Assemblyman Brian Barnwell for re-election!

About Brian Barnwell
Assemblyman Brian Barnwell, a lifelong residents of New York City, is a leader in the legislature fighting for working families. Assemblyman Barnwell is always striving to help the middle class, and lend a helping hand to seniors and veterans.

Making Queens more Affordable

Introduced a bill to expand affordable housing criteria
Passed legislation to offer tax credits to first-time home buyers
Sponsored bills to give more tax …

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African American Day Parade – Sunday, September 16, 2018 – 11:00 am

African American Day Parade – Sunday, September 16, 2018 – 11:00 am

African American Day Parade
Sunday, September 16, 2018
Assemble at 11:00 am in Harlem, NYC
Local 79 will meet at West 112th St. & Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. (7th Ave.)
**Soul food, beverages & T-shirts will be available at the completion of the parade**

For more information contact:
Barrie Smith (646) 628-2890
Anthony Williamson (646) 265-5675
Justice Favor (347) 498-4101

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Annual Ecuadorian Day Parade

Annual Ecuadorian Day Parade

Join fellow members of Local 79 at the Annual Ecuadorian Day Parade

When: Sunday, August 5, 2018 @ 9:30 am

Where: 69th Street and Northern Boulevard – Queens, NY

What: Parade, followed by food and beverages. Food & beverages will be served after the parade at the following location: 56-15 Northern Blvd. Woodside, NY

For more information, contact Juan Mazlymian (917) 881-5767

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Local 79 Apprentice Recruitment

Local 79 Apprentice Recruitment

The next date for open recruitment for Local 79’s apprenticeship program is August 3rd at 9:00 am. Information about apprenticeship, the requirements, and how the recruitment process is carried out is available through the New York State Department of Labor and through the Local 79 and the Mason Tenders’ Training Fund websites.

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#CountMeIn Rally Alert

#CountMeIn Rally Alert

Rally & March
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 3:30 pm
10th Ave. & 31st St.
1/2/3/A/C/E train to 34th St. – Penn Station or
7 train to 34th St. – Hudson Yards
It’s time to take it to the streets!
Join your brothers and sisters in how labor won the war to create
the middle class.
MARCHING IN THE STREETS!
#CountMeIn

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Mason Tenders PAC Activists in Action

Mason Tenders PAC Activists in Action

MTDC PAC Political Captains Mark Albritton Jr., Jamal Fowler, Kahlee McMillon & Ulysses Williams join Congressman Joe Crowley in the Bronx during an AFL-CIO Labor walk.
To get in on the fun and keep Local 79 strong call or text Kris at 646-235-5374.
Volunteers are needed for this Saturday, June 23.

 

 

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May Day 2018

May Day 2018

On May Day, Local 79 members and thousands of other workers, immigrants, and allies jointed together in Washington Square Park  for a celebration and rally featuring dynamic speakers, musical performances, and community members. Member William Uyaguari spoke at the event and rallied the crowd to fight for the rights of all immigrant workers. 

 

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CLARIFICATION ON OSHA REQUIREMENTS!!

CLARIFICATION ON OSHA REQUIREMENTS!!

ATTENTION LOCAL 79 MEMBERS:

YOU DO NOT NEED A 30-HOUR OSHA!!

Local Law 196 requires by March 1, 2018 EITHER:
A 10-Hour OSHA OR
A 30-Hour OSHA

Then by December 1, 2018 EITHER:
A 10-Hour OSHA and 20 Hours of additional
training specified by the Dept. of Buildings OR
A 30-Hour OSHA OR
Completion of an apprenticeship program

Then by May 1, 2019 EITHER:
An OSHA 10, the additional 20 hours, plus
another 10-25 hours of training specified by
the Department OR

An OSHA 30 plus 10-25 additional hours of
training specified by the Department OR
Completion of an apprenticeship program.

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