Participate


Participation Locations                                                                  -Tuesday, June 27, 2017-                                                                                                          

Manhattan
Alba Services Inc
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67 Greenwich Street
Between: Edgar St. & Rector St.
R train to Rector Street
Contact: Pedro Ortiz (609) 429-3262

Gilbane
200 East 59th St.
Between 2nd Ave. & 3rd Ave.
N, R, or W train to Lexington Ave. – 59th St.
Contact: Justice Favor (347) 498-4101

Nordest Services, LLC
525 8th Ave.
Between W. 36th St. & W. 37th St.
A, C, or E train to 34th St. – Penn Station
Contact: Jason Delgado (646) 455-9331

Bronx
Archstone Builders LLC
1960 University Ave.
Between Morton Pl. & W Burnside Ave.
4 train to Burnside Ave. or
BX42 bus heading towards River Pk Tower to W Burnside Ave. / University Ave.
Contact: Anthony Williamson (646) 265-5675

Queens
Kaufman Astoria Studios
36-02 34th Ave.
Between 36th St. & 37th St.
M or R train to Steinway St.
Contact: Mike Vatter (347) 658-2826

Manhattan
Gilbane Rally @ 3:30 pm
45 Park Place
Between Church St. & West Broadway
A, C, or E train to Chambers St.
Contact: Lenny Anselmo (646) 385-4227

 

 

Members of Local 79 must complete one day of mandatory participation each year. Members can fulfill this requirement in any of the following ways:

Spend a day at a participation location
Attend five participation locations at lunchtime

  •   Take part in one of the following Local-79 approved activities:
    • A political action
    • A civic project with other Local 79 volunteers
    • A special rally

7:00 am is the typical start time for all participation locations

Participation Location Hotline: 212-465-7957

In addition to these activities, we encourage members to do the following:

  • Take the RISE (Regional Initiatives for Strategic Education) Foundation course at the Training Fund. This class educates members about the history and economics of the construction industry, union organizing, and helps them in understanding some of the tactics Local 79 employs. Sign up by calling: 347-712-1684
  • Take the second level RISE Builder course, a more advanced course in community organizing, at the Training Fund. Sign up by calling: 347-712-1684
  • Participate in Political Action phone banking, local political meetings, and other activities. For more information, call: 212-452-9500.

For more information about ways in which you can get involved and for general questions, call 212-465-7956.