Mandatory Participation Locations for Wednesday, September 23, 2020  – 8:00 am Start Time                                                                                    

Brookfield Properties
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

685 5th Ave.
Between 5th Ave. & Madison Ave.
E or M train to 5th Ave. – 53rd St.
Contact: Carlos Costano (732) 783-6850

Humphrey Rich
22 East 29th St.
Between 5th Ave. & Madison Ave.
6, R or W train to 28th St.
Contact: Tafadar Sourov (646) 670-7020

SL Green
420 Lexington Ave.
Between E. 43rd St. & E. 44th St.
4/5/6/7/S train to Grand Central – 42nd St.
Contact: Vito Speziale (631) 888-4552

745 5th Ave.
Between E. 57th St. & E. 58th St.
N/R/W train to 5th Ave.
Contact: Diego Ayala (732) 823-2236

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.