Re-registration dates for 2020 for all members to maintain their position on Local 79's Job Referral List: JANUARY/ENERO3RD, 6TH, 7TH, 8TH, & 9TH APRIL/ABRIL1ST, 2ND, 3RD, 6TH, & 7TH JULY/JULIO1ST, 2ND, 7TH, 8TH, & 9TH OCTOBER/OCTUBRE1ST, 2ND, 5TH , 6TH, & 7TH PLEASE CALL JOB ADMINISTRATION DEPT.212-465-7915, 7918, 7919, or 7969
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LOCAL 79 MEMBERSHIP MEETING DATES FOR 2020 IS AS FOLLOW:PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS: JANUARY 15TH MARCH 18TH APRIL 15TH MAY 20TH JUNE 17TH JULY 15TH SEPTEMBER 16TH OCTOBER 21ST NOVEMBER 10TH DECEMBER 16TH * MEETING & HOLIDAY PARTY * MEETINGS ARE HELD AT:ST. VARTAN'S CHURCH630 2ND AVE. NEW YORK, NY 10016 (@ 34TH ST.) *MEETINGS START PROMPTLY AT 5:00 PM*
"When Work Hard, Play Hard - No Longer Works."YOU ARE NOT ALONE!!Join your fellow brothers & sisters for a Support Group of Labor Helping Labor. The Recovery Support Group will meet the first Tuesday of every month from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm.This Support Group is part of our Membership Assistance Program.There will be open discussions without judgment about drugs, alcohol and the workplace. This is an anonymous meeting only for Local 79 members interested in supporting each others' path to recovery.Food and refreshments will be provided. The meeting location is in the same building as Local 79's hall - 520 [...]
What: Rally at New Line When: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 4:00 pmWhere: 512 7th Ave. New York, NY 10018Why: Construction workers join forces to demand unpaid wages at New Line Structures' headquarters and protest their pattern of hiring irresponsible contractors. New Line Structures is one of many bad construction management companies that puts profits over people! For more info contact Lenny Anselmo at (646) 385-4227 Members of Local 79 must complete one day of mandatory participation each year. Members can fulfill this requirement by attending this event.
TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO COMPLY WITH THE NEW YORK STATE MANDATORY SEXUAL HARASSMENT TRAINING REGULATIONS!! NYSDOL has made it mandatory for all workers to receive sexual harassment training. The NYS Deadline for Mandatory Sexual Harassment Prevention Training is on October 9, 2019. You can call the Mason Tenders Training Fund at 718-383-6863 to schedule a class or take it online at https://www1.nyc.gov/site/cchr/law/sexual-harassment-training.page IMPORTANT: If you complete the training online, you will get a certificate of completion. Once you receive your certificate please bring it to Local 79’s office so your certification can be added to our database.
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. Luis had joined thousands of union first-responders in pressuring Congress to back up their claim to “never [...]
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 that includes Penn Station, Manhattan Mall, Herald Square, Madison Square Garden, Grand Central and the [...]
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 Monday, July 29th, 2019 at 11:30am at St. Denis Church, 602 Beekman Road, Hopewell Junction. [...]
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.
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