New Union Hall Opens at 131 W 33rd Street, 7th Floor

New Union Hall Opens at 131 W 33rd Street, 7th Floor

Local 79’s new Class A office space will have a limited opening Monday, January 26th on the 7th floor of 131 W 33rd St. You can come pick up checks from the Grievance department, but dues can be paid online only at elocal.local79.org for now. We will extend the dues deadline to make up for lost days. If you have any questions, you can call 212-465-7979 or call a business agent.

Stay tuned for updates as we plan to have everything fully operational as soon …

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Photos from Local 79 Holiday Party

Photos from Local 79 Holiday Party

Local 79 members came together to celebrate another successful year at our 2019 Holiday Party & Membership Meeting at Marine Terrace. Business Manager Mike Prohaska opened proceedings and thanked all members for their continued dedication to our union and the entire labor movement. Attendance this year was the highest we have ever had and good times were had by all.

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Rally for Wage Justice!! Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Rally for Wage Justice!! Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Rally for Wage Justice with Laborers Local 79 and the Bronx Brigade!Date: Thursday, January 16, 2020Assembly Time: 4:30 pmWhere: Monsignor Raul Del Valle SquareHunts Point Ave. & E. 163rd StBronx, NY 10459Directions: 6 train to Hunts Point Ave.

Construction workers and our community partners call on the state to raise wages for thousands of underpaid construction workers on publicly funded projects.

Prevailing wages on publicly funded projects mean strong, fair wages for ALL workers. It’s time to think about investing in Bronx workers when we invest in Bronx development.

NEW YORK STATE: PASS PUBLIC WORKS …

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Local 79 Apprentice Recruitment – Friday, February 14, 2020 at 9:00 am

Local 79 Apprentice Recruitment – Friday, February 14, 2020 at 9:00 am

The next date for open recruitment for Local 79’s apprenticeship program is February 14th at 9:00 am Sharp!!  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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