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 is Moving!!

Local 79’s Office is Moving!!

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. The current tenant is moving out in September and we plan to move in after construction is finished. Our new Class A space will be a short walk from the Trust Funds and is located in …

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Notice of Death: Timothy G. Campbell

Notice of Death: Timothy G. Campbell

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Timothy Campbell. Timmy had been a valued member of our local since 1983 and served as a Business Agent for over a decade. Timmy will be missed. Please keep the Campbell family in your thoughts as they go through this difficult time.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, July 28th, 2019 from 2-5pm at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction. The Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on …

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Local 79’s Membership Assistance Program Recovery Support Group!!

Local 79’s Membership Assistance Program Recovery Support Group!!

As part of Local 79’s Membership Assistance Program, the Recovery Support Group will be meeting the first Tuesday of every month. For more information, call Bernard at 646-265-7762. 

This is an anonymous meeting only for Local 79 members interested in supporting each others’ path to recovery. Food and refreshments will be provided.

 

 

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Annual Labor Day Parade 2019 – Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 10:00 am

Annual Labor Day Parade 2019 – Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 10:00 am

Annual Labor Day Parade 2019 – Saturday, September 7, 2019 (Assemble at 10:00 am)

Local 79 will be meeting on 45th Street between 5th Ave & 6th Ave.
Food, beverages & t-shirts will be provided!
For more information, contact Mike Vatter (347) 658-2826

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VP John Norbury – Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade Honoree

VP John Norbury  – Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade Honoree

Local 79 Vice President John Norbury is an Honorary Grand Marshall at the 44th Annual Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade this Saturday in the Rockaways. John will also be honored along with …

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GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING DATES FOR 2019

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING DATES FOR 2019

LOCAL 79 MEMBERSHIP MEETING DATES FOR 2019 IS AS FOLLOW:
PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS:

JANUARY 16TH

MARCH 20TH

APRIL 17TH

MAY 15TH

JUNE 19TH

JULY 17TH

SEPTEMBER 18TH

OCTOBER 16TH

NOVEMBER 20TH

DECEMBER 18TH  * MEETING & HOLIDAY PARTY *

MEETINGS ARE HELD AT:
ST. VARTAN’S CHURCH
630 2ND AVE. NEW YORK, NY 10016 (@ 34TH ST.)

*MEETINGS START PROMPTLY AT 5:00 PM*

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Out-of-Work List Re-Registration Dates for 2019

Out-of-Work List Re-Registration Dates for 2019

Re-registration dates for 2019 for all members to maintain their position on Local 79’s Job Referral List:

JANUARY/ENERO
3RD, 4TH, 7TH, 8TH, & 9TH

APRIL/ABRIL
1ST, 2ND, 3RD, 4TH, & 5th

JULY/JULIO
1ST, 2ND, 3RD, 8TH, 9TH, & 10TH

OCTOBER/OCTUBRE
1ST, 2ND, 3RD, 4TH, & 7TH

PLEASE CALL JOB ADMINISTRATION DEPT.
212-465-7915, 7918, 7919, or 7969

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74th Annual Columbus Day Parade

74th Annual Columbus Day Parade

Join Local 79 at the 74th  Annual Columbus Day Parade on Monday, October 8, 2018
Assemble at 10:30 am
Location: 45th St. between 6th Ave. & 5th Ave. (Facing East)
T-shirts & food will be provided.
For more information, contact Lenny Anselmo at (646) 385-4227

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Local 79 at African American Day Parade

Local 79 at African American Day Parade

African American Day Parade
Sunday, September 16, 2018
Assemble at 11:00 am in Harlem, NYC
Local 79 will meet at West 112th St. & Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. (7th Ave.)
**Soul food, beverages & T-shirts will be available at the completion of the parade**

For more information contact:
Barrie Smith (646) 628-2890
Anthony Williamson (646) 265-5675
Justice Favor (347) 498-4101

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