Secretary-Treasurer George Zecca Retires

Secretary-Treasurer George Zecca Retires

After many years of service to our union, the retirement of Secretary-Treasurer George Zecca was honored at our January membership meeting. We thank George for all he has done and we wish him well on his retirement after a long career of hard work and dedication.

George began his career thirty-three years ago mixing mortar and worked his way up with a brick company to become a foreman. He joined our Organizing Department in 1999 and then was selected to be a Business Agent one year …

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GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING DATES FOR 2019

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING DATES FOR 2019

LOCAL 79 MEMBERSHIP MEETING DATES FOR 2019 IS AS FOLLOW:
PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS:

JANUARY 16TH

MARCH 20TH

APRIL 17TH

MAY 15TH

JUNE 19TH

JULY 17TH

SEPTEMBER 18TH

OCTOBER 16TH

NOVEMBER 20TH

DECEMBER 18TH  * MEETING & HOLIDAY PARTY *

MEETINGS ARE HELD AT:
ST. VARTAN’S CHURCH
630 2ND AVE. NEW YORK, NY 10016 (@ 34TH ST.)

*MEETINGS START PROMPTLY AT 5:00 PM*

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Out-of-Work List Re-Registration Dates for 2019

Out-of-Work List Re-Registration Dates for 2019

Re-registration dates for 2019 for all members to maintain their position on Local 79’s Job Referral List:

JANUARY/ENERO
3RD, 4TH, 7TH, 8TH, & 9TH

APRIL/ABRIL
1ST, 2ND, 3RD, 4TH, & 5th

JULY/JULIO
1ST, 2ND, 3RD, 8TH, 9TH, & 10TH

OCTOBER/OCTUBRE
1ST, 2ND, 3RD, 4TH, & 7TH

PLEASE CALL JOB ADMINISTRATION DEPT.
212-465-7915, 7918, 7919, or 7969

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Mason Tenders Endorse Jumaane Williams for NYC Public Advocate

Mason Tenders Endorse Jumaane Williams for NYC Public Advocate

The Mason Tenders District Council and the NYC Building Trades endorse Jumaane D. Williams for NYC Public Advocate. Robert Bonanza, Business Manager of the Mason Tenders’ District Council of Greater New York/Chair of the MTDCPAC, and John Hutchings, Director of the NYS Laborers’ Organizing Fund PAC, issued a joint statement: “Jumaane Williams has proven himself time and time again to be a friend of the men and women who build this city. We saw him do that numerous times during his time as chair of the Housing and …

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COUNT ME IN Participation Alert!

COUNT ME IN Participation Alert!

PARTICIPATION ALERT!

All #CountMeIn rallies till the end of the year will count as a participation credit for Local 79 members. These are member-led events and are a great opportunity for members to get in your mandatory participation. We need to let Related Companies know that they’ll not destroy the holidays for NYC construction workers. We built this city and that is not going to change.

Actions are every Tuesday at 3:30 pm at Columbus Circle and every Thursday at 6:00 am at 34th St & 10th Ave. Special …

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74th Annual Columbus Day Parade

74th Annual Columbus Day Parade

Join Local 79 at the 74th  Annual Columbus Day Parade on Monday, October 8, 2018
Assemble at 10:30 am
Location: 45th St. between 6th Ave. & 5th Ave. (Facing East)
T-shirts & food will be provided.
For more information, contact Lenny Anselmo at (646) 385-4227

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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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Local 79 at African American Day Parade

Local 79 at African American Day Parade

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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Labor Day Parade 2018

Labor Day Parade 2018

Annual Labor Day Parade 2018 – Saturday, September 8, 2018 (Assemble at 10:00 am)

Local 79 will be meeting on 45th Street between 5th Ave & 6th Ave.
Food, beverages & t-shirts will be provided!
For more information, contact Mike Vatter (347) 658-2826

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