75th Annual Columbus Day Parade: Monday, October 14, 2019 at 10:30 am

75th Annual Columbus Day Parade: Monday, October 14, 2019 at 10:30 am

Join Local 79 at the 75th Annual Columbus Day Parade on Monday, October 14, 2019
Assemble at 10:30 am
Location: 46th St. between 5th Ave. & Madison Ave. (closer to 5th Ave.)
T-shirts & good old fashion Italian food will be provided.
For more information, contact Lenny Anselmo at (646) 385-4227

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9/11 Heroes Receive Funding

9/11 Heroes Receive Funding

In our current age of political gridlock, many common-sense issues are passed over at the wayside. One would think that quick consensus could be reached about the health and well-being of 9/11 First Responders. Yet, still the reauthorization of the Victim Compensation Fund was stonewalled this summer. Republican Senator Rand Paul filibustered the Senate even after Luis Alvarez, an NYPD detective, died in June – one of more than 2,000 first-responders at Ground Zero that have died of an illness related to the attack. …

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Local 79’s office has moved!!

Local 79’s office has moved!!

Dear Brothers & Sisters,

Our union is approaching another important milestone – the official opening of our very own office space. We all thank Secretary-Treasurer Kenneth Brancaccio and his entire team for the work they have put into designing our new union hall and vetting bids from different signatory contractors. Our new Class A space is located at 131 West 33rd St. (7th Fl.)  New York, NY 10001, a short walk from the Trust Funds and is located in close proximity of a central transportation hub …

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