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.

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

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 Large, XL, and 2X sizes, but there are NO small, medium, 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, [...]

612, 2023

Annual Retiree Holiday Party

December 6th, 2023|

Local 79 retirees celebrated at our annual Holiday Party with fellow pensioners in the Mason Tenders District Council which was an event filled with happiness and festivity! Business Manager Mike Prohaska, Secretary-Treasurer Anthony Vita, Eastern Region Manager Mike Hellstrom, District Council Business Manager Dave Bolger and former District Council Business Manager and now retiree Bobby Bonanza expressed their gratitude to our retired members who built this city. Happy holidays to [...]

2009, 2023

Scholarships Available for Local 79 Members’ Children Who Are High School Seniors through Mason Tenders and BCA

September 20th, 2023|

Children of Local 79 members who are high school seniors can apply online for college scholarships through two different programs. Mason Tenders: https://aim.applyISTS.Net/MasonTenders BCA: An applicant must first register online to create an account using the above links in order to access the online application. Please pay attention to the registration deadlines for ACT and SAT tests. A complete set of qualification rules, deadlines and instructions for both programs [...]

2009, 2023

2023 African American Day Parade

September 20th, 2023|

Hundreds of Local 79 members joined a crowd of many thousands for the annual African American Day Parade in Harlem. Members gathered at 112th Street where they received distinctive t-shirts and awaited their turn to march alongside the Local 79 float as it made its way down Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard. Unions and community organizations throughout New York City were represented at the festive parade, as were numerous high school marching [...]

1909, 2023

2023 Bronx Columbus Day Parade

September 19th, 2023|

A record number of members showed up for this year's Columbus Day Parade in Morris Park to celebrate our members' Italian heritage. We thank all the members for continuing to come out to show their union pride in our local communities.

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