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2017 MEMBERSHIP MEETING SCHEDULE

JANUARY 18TH

MARCH 15TH

APRIL 19TH

MAY 17TH

JUNE 21ST

SEPTEMBER 20TH

OCTOBER 18TH

NOVEMBER 15TH

DECEMBER 20TH (MEETING & HOLIDAY PARTY)

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Postcards

Members:

If you recently received a post card in the mail and in the past two years have worked or are employed by one of the contractors that are members of the Contractor Association of Greater New York, known as CAGNY, which include Bovis Lend Lease, Plaza, Turner and Cauldwell Wingate, kindly fill-out this card and return it in the self-addressed stamped envelope.

In 2017, Local 79 will begin contract negotiations with these employers and their association. To strengthen our bargaining position, we have send out the authorization card …

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Retiree Outing: Retiree Holiday Party Russo’s on the Bay

For Additional information and to reserve, please contact Melissa Siciiano at (212) 465-7976

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Retiree Outing: Mohegan Sun, Friday, November 18, 2016 @ 8am

For Additional information and to reserve, please contact Melissa Siciiano at (212) 465-7976

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Retiree Outing: Tropicana Casino Friday, October 28, 2016 @ 8am

Buses Depart @ 8am
For additional information and to reserve, please contact Melissa Siciliano at (212) 465-7976

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Local 79 Apprenticeship Recruitment: August 19th, 2016

Local 79 Apprenticeship Recruitment: August 19th, 2016

The next date for open recruitment for Local 79’s apprenticeship program is Friday, August 19th, 2016 at 9:00 am. Information about apprenticeship, the requirements, and how the recruitment process is carried out is available through the the Local 79 and the Mason Tenders’ Training Fund websites.

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Ecuadorian Day Parade: Sunday, August 7

Ecuadorian Day Parade: Sunday, August 7

Join fellow members of Local 79 at the Annual Ecuadorian Day Parade. Among other things, this year’s parade will highlight the strength and resilience of New York’s Ecuadorian population in light of the devastating earthquake that hit Ecuador in April of this year.

When: Sunday, August 7th, 10:00 am

Where: 69th Street and Northern Boulevard, Queens

What: parade, followed by food and beverages

 

 

 

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$4,000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment Benefit

$4,000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment Benefit

Recently, Local 79 members received a mailing from the National Life Insurance Company. This company provides all Local 79 members and retirees with a $4,000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment benefit at no charge to them or to Local 79. As a member of Local 79, you are automatically enrolled for coverage and do not need to fill out anything to be eligible to receive this benefit. If you die from an accident and you have not designated a beneficiary with the company, your estate will receive the …

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Local 79: Rate Increases Effective July 1, 2016

Local 79: Rate Increases Effective July 1, 2016

Local 79 members will receive increases on July 1, 2016. The increases vary and depend on the contract you are working under. If you have a question about which contract you are working under, please speak to the Shop Steward. If the Shop Steward does not know, he or she should speak to the area Business Agent. The wage and benefit increases can be found by clicking here: Rate Increases July 1, 2016-December 31, 2016. There are four categories, and the names of the contracts are listed at the bottom of each …

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