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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Local 79 Executive Board Re-Elected

Local 79 Executive Board Re-Elected

Business Manager Mike Prohaska and the entire Executive Board would like to thank the membership for their unprecedented support of the Clean Slate in its 8th consecutive victory. All 11 members of the Clean Slate were unanimously nominated. Mike Prohaska has been a member of the E-Board and the Clean Slate since the inception of Local 79 and is its longest serving Business Manager. LiUNA Eastern Region Manager Ray Pocino swore in the entire Executive Board for another term at the May Membership meeting.

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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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20th Anniversary of Apprenticeship Program

Local 79 celebrated its newest journeyworkers on the 20th anniversary of the founding of our apprenticeship program. New York State Department of Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon spoke highly of our newly graduated apprentices, proclaiming that “they represent the future of New York City.” Commissioner Reardon advised the graduates to “Stand up for your union, show up for your union and vote for your union, because your union is what you invest in it.” Business Manager Mike Prohaska then led all graduates in the Oath of …

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#CountMeIn Rally with Governor Cuomo

Over 15,000 union members came together at Union Square to join together in solidarity and say “Count Me In!” with Governor Andrew Cuomo. NYC Building Trades President Gary LaBarbera lead proceedings and announced that the Building Trades Executive Board unanimously endorsed Governor Cuomo in his bid for reelection. The Governor assured all in attendance that “Your fight is my fight. You can COUNT ME IN to stand with the hardworking New Yorkers that build this city!” 

 

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Happy Mothers Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the hardworking union moms out there! Watch the video above highlighting Local 79 union moms that are working at La Guardia Airport. A shortened version of this video was broadcast on all the major tv stations in NY this weekend.

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Local 79 Health Fair

Local 79 Health Fair

Over 500 Local 79 members and their families came out to Coleman Country Day Camp for a day of fun of at Local 79’s Health Fair. All joined together for an all-day barbeque and participated in fun activities, like basketball, volleyball, pony rides, soccer, miniature golf, music, dancing, face painting, inflatables, hula hoop and more. Also, everyone received free health screenings courtesy of the NY State Laborers Health and Safety Fund. The members of Local 79 work hard everyday to provide for the loved ones. …

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Retiree Spring Luncheon

Retiree Spring Luncheon

On May 11, hundreds of Local 79 retirees gathered at Marina del Rey in the Bronx for the annual Retiree Spring Luncheon. With beautiful views of the water and the Whitestone and Throgs Neck Bridges, retirees ate, danced, and enjoyed the company of their spouses, fellow retirees, and members of Local 79’s Executive Board, Business Agents, and other Local 79 staff.

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