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1808, 2020

Mason Tenders’ District Council Trust Funds Contact Info:

August 18th, 2020|

Recently you should have received a post card containing information regarding contacting the Funds. While the card lists several ways for you to do this, I would strongly urge you to use email since the Funds' Office is receiving a very large volume of phone calls. Due to the current pandemic and the concern for the health and safety of our staff and members, the Mason Tenders' District Council Trust [...]

610, 2020

Rally & March: Laborers Fight Back on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 3:30 pm – 460 W. 34th St.!!

October 6th, 2020|

Rally & March Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 3:30 pm 460 West 34th St. Between 9th Ave. & 10th Ave. A/C/E/1/2/3 train to 34th St. – Penn Station 7 train to 34th St. – Hudson Yards COME JOIN YOUR BROTHERS & SISTERS AS WE MARCH FROM AN ALBA JOB-SITE TO SLG’S HEADQUARTERS.  IT’S TIME TO SHOW THEM WHAT HAPPENS WHEN LABORERS FIGHT BACK!! THIS IS OUR UNION. IT’S OUR FIGHT. [...]

3009, 2020

HEART 9/11 Honors Business Manager Mike Prohaska!!

September 30th, 2020|

Business Manager Mike Prohaska was honored at the September fundraiser of H.E.A.R.T. 9/11, an organization made up of union firefighters, policemen and construction workers that volunteer to help those in need of emergency aid response. Hundreds of Local 79 members have been HEART 9/11 volunteers over the years and have gone on countless trips to Haiti, Ecuador, Texas, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, Florida, North Carolina, Oklahoma, New Orleans and numerous [...]

2808, 2020

SST Compliance Deadline Extended to March 1, 2021!

August 28th, 2020|

THE DEADLINE FOR ALL WORKERS TO COMPLETE THE REQUIRED SITE SAFETY TRAINING COURSES TO OBTAIN A  "FULL SITE SAFETY TRAINING (SST) CARD, HAS BEEN EXTENDED FROM SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 TO MARCH 1, 2021! THIS WILL PROVIDE ADDITIONAL TIME FOR WORKERS WHO HAVE BEEN UNABLE TO COMPLETE THESE COURSES DUE TO CHANGES IN COURSE PROVIDER CAPACITY RESULTING FROM THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. YOU MAY OBTAIN THIS TRAINING VIA MASON TENDERS' TRAINING FUND. [...]

2708, 2020

Notice: Photo I.D. Required!

August 27th, 2020|

Attention Local 79 Members:For your safety and security, it is imperative that you always carry proper identification on the jobsite. There are certain contracts in which Local 79 members are required to have a 79 I.D. and a union book present. If you are caught without having proper identification, you can be removed from the jobsite. 

1008, 2020

Community Clean Ups – Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 6:00 pm

August 10th, 2020|

Please join members of Local 79 to help with Community Clean Ups When: Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 6:00 pm Where: Carmine Carro Community Center 3000 Fillmore Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11229 Between Madison Pl. & Marine Pkwy Directions: Take the B100 bus heading towards Mill Basin - E. 66th St. Get off at Fillmore Ave. & Marine Pkwy Events kick off at 6:00 pm. Bags, masks and gloves will be [...]

2707, 2020

A Message of Union Solidarity Against Racism

July 27th, 2020|

Our union is built on one fundamental truth, when we stand in solidarity with each other we build power for everyone.  The history of our movement has been plagued with places where solidarity failed because working class people allowed themselves to be divided by race, by gender, or by immigration status.  The strength of Local 79 is dependent on each of us choosing solidarity in our words and in our [...]

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