18 03, 2015

Local 79 Tells Community Board 11 to “Build it Union”

2015-03-18T12:46:11-04:00

Over two dozen Local 79 members, organizers and staff from affiliates of Local 79 attended Community Board 11’s meeting on Tuesday, March 17, to hand out leaflets and raise serious concerns about the proposed rezoning and development of a property on 120 Street and First Avenue, one of many rezonings planned for East Harlem.  City Council member Ben Kallos, pictured above with Local 79 Business Agent Barrie Smith, spoke to the crowd and made it clear that he was 100% behind the use of union labor for any and all redevelopment in East Harlem.  Speeches given by Local 79 members and [...]

Local 79 Tells Community Board 11 to “Build it Union”2015-03-18T12:46:11-04:00
10 11, 2014

Members Needed at Community Board Meetings

2014-11-13T15:27:45-05:00

A number of members are already active in their Community Boards and Local 79 is very appreciative of their volunteer efforts. For those of you who are not currently involved with your Community Board, Local 79 wants to see the number of members at Community Board meetings grow. Eventually, the Local would like to have a membership presence at all 59 community boards throughout the city. Why is it important to have members present at Community Board meetings? The central reason is that Community Board participation by our members can result in more jobs. How can attendance at Community Board meetings result in jobs [...]

Members Needed at Community Board Meetings2014-11-13T15:27:45-05:00
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