After carefully considering all the factors and the rapidly changing situation in NYC around the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Executive Board has decided to close the offices until further notice.

All phones will be forwarded and answered. All Business Agents and Organizers will remain in the field and available as long as job-sites remain open. Arrangements have been made for the office staff to work from home for the time being.

Grievance checks will be processed as expeditiously as possible. Any questions please dial (212) 465-7943.

Online Dues payments will be processed so we urge all members to set up online accounts at All credit card fees have been waived until further notice. To pay your dues over the phone or to get your access code to pay your dues online dial (212) 465-7962.

The Mason Tenders’ Training School and Trust Funds will also operate in some capacity. Any questions you should call them directly. To contact the Mason Tenders’ Training School dial (718) 383-6863. To contact Trust Funds dial (212) 452-9700.

As a reminder, we have also received a National Variance from General President Terrence O’Sullivan to suspend our March General Membership Meeting. So again, there will be no March meeting.

For the Hiring Hall please dial (212) 465-7915 or (212) 465-7918 .

Continue to check Local 79’s website & social media page for updates!!