Annual Ecuadorian Day Parade: Sunday, August 5, 2018

Annual Ecuadorian Day Parade: Sunday, August 5, 2018

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: August 3, 2018

Local 79 Apprentice Recruitment: August 3, 2018

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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Rally Alert!! Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 3:30 pm #CountMeIn

Rally Alert!! Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 3:30 pm #CountMeIn

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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Make Sure Your Address Is Up to Date!

Make Sure Your Address Is Up to Date!

All Local 79 members are reminded to check that the Local has your correct address and contact information. Otherwise, you may miss notifications about important updates. If you have any questions about your status, please contact the Dues Department at (212) 465-7915, 7911, or 7908.

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2018 MEMBERSHIP MEETING SCHEDULED DATES

2018 MEMBERSHIP MEETING SCHEDULED DATES

2018 DATES:

JANUARY 17TH

FEBRUARY (NO MEMBERSHIP MEETING)

MARCH 21ST

APRIL 18TH

MAY 16TH

JUNE 20TH

JULY 18TH

AUGUST (NO MEMBERSHIP MEETING)

SEPTEMBER 19TH

OCTOBER 24TH

NOVEMBER 14TH

DECEMBER 19TH (MEETING & HOLIDAY PARTY)

 

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Labor Day Parade 2017

Labor Day Parade 2017

Over 700 Laborers Local 79 members and their families came out to show their Union Pride with others in the Labor movement. It was by far the largest Local 79 turnout ever. Our local is at our strongest when we come together.

Throngs of onlookers lined the streets as cries of “Whose City? Our City” echoed off the buildings while a sea of Local 79 workers in LiUNA orange t-shirts proceeded up the corridor.. Although Labor Day represents for many ‘just a day off from work,’ for labor it represents a …

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Local 79 Volunteers in Haiti with H.E.A.R.T. 9/11

Local 79 Volunteers in Haiti with H.E.A.R.T. 9/11

Local 79 members volunteered to help rebuild Haiti with H.E.A.R.T. 9/11. Also, on the service trip were other union members from the FDNY, New York City District Council of Carpenters, Port Authority Police Department and Local 28 Sheet Metal Workers.

After 5 days of hard work, the structure of a new school was built for the children in the village and community members received training in a skilled trade. Local 79 is proud of the volunteer work done by all involved to help the less fortunate.

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