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1106, 2024

Local 79 Family Fun Day & Health Fair: Saturday, July 20, 2024: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

June 11th, 2024|

Local 79 Family Fun Day & Health Fair Saturday, July 20, 2024 from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Driftwood Day Camp, Melville, NY Join the members of Local 79 and their families for a fun-filled outing. The fair offers members and their families the opportunity to receive health screenings (blood pressure, cholesterol, and glucose) and get health-related information. Activities include swimming, basketball, volleyball, softball, music, inflatables, Zipline, 50/50 raffle, and [...]

1006, 2024

Local 79 & Community Park Cleanup Day – Sunday, June 30, 2024 @ 8:00 am

June 10th, 2024|

Volunteers Needed for Flushing Meadows—Corona Park Cleanup Day Sunday, June 30, 2024 @ Flushing Meadows – Corona Park 8:00 am meet-up for breakfast | 9:00 am cleanup begins **Breakfast and lunch will be served** Take the # 7 Train to Mets – Willets Point Station. Walk down the boardwalk and meet at the Passerelle Circle at the entrance to the park. For more information and to register, please call Steve [...]

1505, 2024

Public Subsidy Board is holding a hearing on Monday, May 20, 2024. 

May 15th, 2024|

Public Subsidy Board is holding a hearing on Monday, May 20, 2024.  There will be two sessions to hear testimony: Topic 1 – Calculating Tax Savings, 9:00 AM - The Board will hear testimony to determine whether prospective, future tax savings on publicly subsidized projects should be included in total tax savings when calculating whether a project is covered by Labor Law § 224-a. Topic 2 – Calculating Other Funds, [...]

2212, 2023

Out-of-Work List Re-registration Dates for 2024!!

December 22nd, 2023|

Re-registration dates for 2024 for all members to maintain their position on Local 79’s Job Referral List: JANUARY/ENERO 3RD, 4TH, 5TH, 8TH, & 9TH* APRIL/ABRIL 1ST, 2ND, 3RD, 4TH, & 5TH JULY/JULIO 1ST, 2ND, 3RD, 8TH, & 9TH OCTOBER/OCTUBRE 1ST, 2ND, 3RD, 4TH, & 7TH PLEASE CALL JOB ADMINISTRATION DEPT. 212-465-7915, 7918, 7919, or 7969 *New date added

506, 2024

General Membership Meeting Dates for 2024!!

June 5th, 2024|

LOCAL 79 MEMBERSHIP MEETING DATES FOR 2024 IS AS FOLLOW: PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS: JANUARY 17TH MARCH 20TH APRIL 17TH MAY 15TH JUNE 12TH JULY 24TH SEPTEMBER 18TH OCTOBER 16TH NOVEMBER 20TH DECEMBER 18TH   *MEETINGS START PROMPTLY AT 5:00 PM* MEETINGS ARE HELD AT: ST. VARTANS CATHEDRAL 630 2ND AVE. NEW YORK, NY  10016

1004, 2024

Make Sure Your Address Is Up to Date!

April 10th, 2024|

All Local 79 members are reminded to check that the Local has your correct address and contact information. Otherwise, you may miss notifications about important updates. If you have any questions about your status, please contact the Dues Department at (212) 465-7908 or (212) 465-7962.

204, 2024

Check if your SST and Training Certificates are from Valor Consulting!!

April 2nd, 2024|

SST Cards and other training certificates from Valor Consulting have been invalidated by the Department of Buildings. Also if any of the certs used for your SST card come from Valor, your SST card is invalid. If you have any doubts about your SST card or certificates you may contact the Mason Tenders Training Fund. If you need further training the MTTF will help you get those classes. To obtain [...]

1203, 2024

Rest in Peace Fil Ortiz

March 12th, 2024|

It is with heavy hearts that we announce our retired brother Fil Ortiz's passing. His family invites Local 79 brothers and sister to celebrate his life this weekend on Saturday and Sunday March 16th & 17th, from 1-4pm and 6-8pm at Leone Funeral Home 696 4th Ave in Brooklyn. A union laborer of 38 years, Fil was respected by all whom he worked with as a master at our craft [...]

1801, 2024

Local 79 Holiday Party Photos

January 18th, 2024|

Local 79 members came together to celebrate another successful year at our 2023 Holiday Party & Membership Meeting at Terrace on the Park. Business Manager Mike Prohaska opened proceedings and thanked all members for their continued dedication to our union and the entire labor movement. d

301, 2024

Holiday Give Away for Local 79 Members

January 3rd, 2024|

** Right now we have  XL, and 2X sizes, but there are NO small, medium, large, 3x or 4x sweatshirts available. ** The Local 79 Executive Board invites you to come pick up this year's sweatshirt giveaway! Members in good standing are encouraged to pick up their Local 79 sweatshirts starting on January 3rd between 9am - 4pm on weekdays from the dues department at 131 W 33rd St, [...]

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