East New York

5 02, 2015

East New York Rally Draws a Thousand People

2015-02-05T12:22:41-05:00

Close to 300 members of Local 79 joined hundreds of brothers and sisters from other trades and from our community partners on the evening of February 4 to demand that the proposed rezoning of East New York include real affordable housing and union jobs. "The rally last night demonstrates that the fight for good jobs and affordable housing that is truly affordable is a fight that is going to be won at the grassroots level," said Local 79 Director of Organizing Chaz Rynkiewicz.. "Rezoning automatically makes property more valuable for developers, and in every case where rezoning is proposed, we are going to demand that developers employ [...]

East New York Rally Draws a Thousand People2015-02-05T12:22:41-05:00
4 02, 2015

East New York Rally

2015-01-27T15:33:18-05:00

When: Wednesday, February 4, 5:00 pm Where: Grace Baptist Church, 223 New Jersey Avenue, Brooklyn, NY Why: Major redevelopment is coming to the area around Broadway Junction, and Local 79 is rallying with other members of the building trades to ensure that the redevelopment provides local residents with career-oriented union jobs that pay family-sustaining wages.

East New York Rally2015-01-27T15:33:18-05:00
16 12, 2014

East New York Rezoning Meeting

2014-12-12T12:21:53-05:00

Why: East New York is being rezoned and Local 79 wants to make sure that whatever is built is built union and that there is a community hire provision. Local 79 members who live in East New York are requested to attend. When: Tuesday, December 16, 6:00 pm Where: United Community Centers, 613 New Lots Avenue, Brooklyn (between Hendrix and Schenck)

East New York Rezoning Meeting2014-12-12T12:21:53-05:00
1 12, 2014

Rally Alert: East New York, Wednesday, February 4, 5:00 pm

2015-02-06T14:20:03-05:00

Join Local 79 and other members of the building trades at a rally on Wednesday, February 4 at 5:00 pm at Grace Baptist Church (223 New Jersey Avenue) in East New York. Major redevelopment is coming to the area around Broadway Junction, and Local 79 is rallying with other members of the building trades to ensure that the redevelopment provides local residents with career-oriented union jobs that pay family-sustaining wages.

Rally Alert: East New York, Wednesday, February 4, 5:00 pm2015-02-06T14:20:03-05:00
12 09, 2014

Local 79 Members from East New York: Please Attend Important Meeting

2014-12-17T12:30:06-05:00

On Tuesday, December 16 at 6:00 pm, Local 79 members who live in East New York are requested to attend an important meeting where the rezoning of East New York will be discussed. Local 79 wants to make sure that rezoning language ensures that everything will be built be union labor and that there will be community hiring. The meeting will be held at United Community Centers at 613 New Lots Avenue in Brooklyn (between Hendrix and Schenck). Food and beverages will be provided.

Local 79 Members from East New York: Please Attend Important Meeting2014-12-17T12:30:06-05:00
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