Mandatory Participation Locations for Monday, November 30, 2020                                              

*In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, Local 79 offices will be closed from Wednesday, November 25, 2020 – Friday, November 27, 2020. We will reopen on Monday, November 30, 2020. Have a happy, healthy & safe Thanksgiving!!*

Bronx
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

Queens
Newline Structures
23-15 44th Drive.
Between 23rd St. &  Hunter St.
E train to Court Sq. – 23rd St.
Contact: Justice Favor (347) 498-4101

Manhattan
Global Holdings Management Group
875 3rd Ave.
Between E. 52nd St. & E. 53rd St.
E train to Lexington Ave. – 53rd St.
Contact: Sebastian Zarnoch (973) 668-1755

Humphrey Rich
119 W. 56th St.
Between 6th Ave. & 7th Ave.
N, Q, R, or W train to 57th St.
Contact: Tafadar Sourov (646) 670-7020

Shvo
530 Broadway 
Between Spring St. & Prince St.
6 train to Spring St.
Contact: Saverio Samarelli (609) 414-0337

Global Holdings Management Group
120 Park Ave.
Between E. 41st St. & E. 42nd St.
4/5/6/7/S train to Grand Central – 42nd St.
Contact: Vito Speziale (732) 402-2210

Alba
142 Fulton St.
Between Nassau St. & Broadway
A/C/J/2/3/4/5 train to Fulton St.
Contact: Carlos Costano (732) 783-6850

Shvo
711 5th Ave.
Between E. 55th St. & E. 56th St.
E or M train to 5th Ave. – 53rd St.
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.