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1810, 2021

Rally Alert!! Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 4:00 pm

October 18th, 2021|

Brothers & Sisters, Join us for a Rally for Eric Adams before the Mayoral Debate!! When: Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Time:  4:00 pm Where:  50 W. 50th St. (Btw 5th Ave. & 6th Ave.) Directions:  B/D/F/M train to 47-50 Sts - Rockefeller Ctr. For more information, contact Anthony Williamson (646) 265-5675 Local 79 members must complete a mandatory participation day each year. Members can meet this requirement by attending this [...]

1305, 2021

Local 79 Jacket Distribution

May 13th, 2021|

Currently, we have sizes Small - 5x available. All members in good standing are encouraged to come during office hours Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm to pick up a Jacket from the Union Hall located at 131 W. 33rd St. 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001 on a first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last. All sizes will be available (Small - 5x) Please bring a valid I.D. [...]

2709, 2021

Rally Alert!! Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm

September 27th, 2021|

Brothers & Sisters: Join labor & community coming together for change in the Bronx!! When: Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm Where: Brookfield Properties 101 Lincoln Ave. Between E. 132nd St. & Bruckner Blvd. Directions:  6 train to 3rd Ave. – 138th St. or 4 or 5 train to 138th St. – Grand Concourse Stop the exploitation of formerly incarcerated construction workers!! While New York City Construction Workers build [...]

209, 2021

HIRING HALL UPDATE – COVID Vaccination Option

September 2nd, 2021|

HIRING HALL UPDATE Some buildings and jobsites have begun to require our signatory contractors to have a vaccinated workforce. To be called for these jobs by the Hiring Hall, members should update their job referral form by checking the covid vaccination option. The form can be filled out by coming to the office or visiting the eLocal portal on our website if you have access.    

1808, 2021

Laborers Fight Back Rally!!

August 18th, 2021|

Rally Alert!! Monday, August 23rd at 4:00 pm 610 Exterior Street on River Avenue side b/w 149th & 150th St. 2/4/5 train to 149 Street - Grand Concourse Contact: Anthony Williamson (646) 265-5675 Come join your brothers and sisters as we rally to support good jobs in our community!  Good jobs prevent violence and keep our communities safe. #LABORERSFIGHTBACK  Members of Local 79 must complete one day of mandatory participation [...]

1608, 2021

Reminder: No General Membership Meeting in August 2021!!

August 16th, 2021|

Brothers & Sisters, As a reminder, there will be no general membership meeting in August. The regularly scheduled membership meeting on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 has been changed. Please note that the meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 14 - 5:00 pm at our usual location (St. Vartan’s Armenian Cathedral: 630 2nd Ave. New York, NY) We have all intentions of having the membership meeting in-person if the Federal, City, State Governments [...]

908, 2021

20th Anniversary Commemorative March of the 9/11 Recovery Workers: Sunday, September 12, 2021 @ 8:00 am

August 9th, 2021|

Sunday, September 12, 2021 • 8:00 am Ticket Registration: https://www.classy.org/team/367774  Directions: N Moore St & Greenwich St A/C/E to Canal Street or 1 train to Franklin Street Contact: John Wund (347) 344-7633 Instructions: Be part of the Local 79 contingent in the 20th Anniversary Commemorative March of the 9/11 Recovery Workers on Sunday, September 12th starting at 8am.  Local 79 is subsidizing the registration fee for our members. After reserving [...]

408, 2021

Retiree Outing: Citi Field Stadium – NY Mets Vs. Washington Nationals – Thursday, August 12, 2021 @ 10:45 am

August 4th, 2021|

RETIREE OUTING : CITI FIELD STADIUM NEW YORK METS VS. WASHINGTON NATIONALS DATE:   Thursday, August 12th,2021 TIME:  Melissa will be at the Meeting location below from 10:45 am - 12:00 pm LOCATION:  Please meet in front of “Home Run Apple” outside of Jackie Robinson Rotunda 123-01 Roosevelt Ave., Queens, NY  11368 Game Starts @ 12:10 pm Tickets are limited. You must RSVP for this outing. Each member can bring [...]

2907, 2021

Contractor Agreements for Holidays!!

July 29th, 2021|

The following is a list of holiday contract agreements.  Click on the “Contract Schedule” link below to view. “Contract Schedule” Note: For the PLA’s not listed here, please contact your area B.A. or the District Council.

2807, 2021

Annual Ecuadorian Day Parade 2021 – Sunday, August 8, 2021 @ 9:30 am

July 28th, 2021|

ANNUAL ECUADORIAN DAY PARADE!! SUNDAY, AUGUST 8, 2021 @ 9:30 AM ASSEMBLE AT: 69TH ST. & NORTHERN BLVD. - QUEENS, NY FOOD, BEVERAGES & T-SHIRTS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED BEFORE THE PARADE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT LUIS MONTALVO (609) 462-6290 Local 79 members must complete a mandatory participation day each year. Members can meet this requirement by attending this event.  

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