Participate

Participation Locations For:                                                           Tuesday, February 19, 2019                                                       *In observance of President’s Day, Local 79 offices will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019*
                                                                                                         

Manhattan
Alba Services Inc.
149 Madison Ave.
Between E. 31st St. & E. 32nd St.
6 train to 33rd St.
Contact: Jason Delgado (646) 455-9331

Gilbane
130 William St.
Between Fulton St. & John St.
2 or 3 train to Fulton St.
Contact: Justice Favor (347) 498-4101

Schimenti
575 Lexington Ave.
Between E. 51st St. & E. 52nd St.
6 train to 51st St.
Contact: Pedro Ortiz (609) 429-3262

Old Navy
141 W. 33rd St.
Between Ave. of the Americas & 7th Ave.
A/C/E/1/2/3 train to 34th St. – Penn Station
Contact: Dennis Lee (347) 712-1684

Santander Bank
841 Broadway
Between E.13th St. & E. 14th St.
L/N/Q/R/W/4/5/6 train to 14th St. – Union Square
Contact: Robert Czajkowski (732) 666-8413

Zara
222 Broadway
Between Fulton St. & Ann St.
A/C/4/5 train to Fulton St.
Contact: Mike Robles (347) 266-0572

Queens
Bob’s Furniture
72-25 Woodhaven Blvd.
Between Metropolitan Ave. & 73rd Ave.
Q53-SBS select bus heading towards Cross Bay Blvd.
Get off at Woodhaven Blvd. & Metropolitan Ave.
Contact: Mike Vatter (347) 658-2826

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.