Mandatory Participation Locations for Monday, March 1, 2021
3024 3rd Ave.
Between E. 155th St. & E. 156th St.
2 or 5 train to 3rd Ave. – 149th St.
Contact: Anthony Williamson (646) 265-5675
40 W. 29th St.
Between Broadway & Ave. of the Americas
1/6/R/W train to 28th St.
Contact: Sebastian Zarnoch (973) 668-1755
Between W. 102nd St. & W. 103rd St.
1 or C train to 103rd St.
Contact: Diego Ayala (732) 823-2236
91 Leonard St.
Between Church St. & Broadway
A/C/E train to Canal St.
Contact: Saverio Samarelli (609) 414-0337
1593 2nd Ave.
Between E. 82nd St. & E. 83rd St.
4/5/6 train to 86th St.
Contact: Carlos Costano (732) 783-6850
Humphrey Rich Construction
119 W. 56th St.
Between 6th Ave. & 7th Ave.
N/Q/R/W train to 57th St.
Contact: Tafadar Sourov (646) 670-7020
151 E. 44th St.
Between Lexington Ave. & 3rd Ave.
4/5/6/7/S train to Grand Central – 42nd St.
Contact: Jason Delgado (646) 455-9331
205 Lexington Ave.
Between E. 32nd St. & E. 33rd St.
6 train to 33rd St.
Contact: Vito Speziale (631) 888-4552
Members of Local 79 must complete one day of mandatory participation each year.
Members can fulfill this requirement in any of the following ways:
Spend a day at a participation location
Attend five participation locations at lunchtime.
Take part in one of the following Local-79 approved activities:
8:00 am is the typical start time (unless otherwise stated) for all participation locations. Retirees are required to complete 4 hours and Journeyman are required to complete 6 hours to be eligible for a stipend. Rallies are not paid events but attendees will receive participation credit. To receive full participation credit, you must sign in/out.
Participation Location Hotline: 212-465-7957
In addition to these activities, we encourage members to do the following:
Take the RISE (Regional Initiatives for Strategic Education) Foundation course. This class educates members about the history and economics of the construction industry, union organizing, and helps them in understanding some of the tactics Local 79 employs. Sign up by calling: 347-658-2826
Take the second level RISE Builder course, a more advanced course in community organizing, at the Training Fund. Sign up by calling: 347-658-2826
Participate in Political Action phone banking, local political meetings, and other activities. For more information, call: 212-452-9500.
For more information about ways in which you can get involved and for general questions, call 212-465-7956.