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Local 78 March Virtual Membership Meeting Information

Dear Brothers and Sisters: Due to COVID-19 concerns, we are continuing to hold our monthly membership meetings virtually. Our March 23, 2021 regular membership meeting will be held virtually via Zoom video conferencing, beginning at 5 PM. In accordance with LIUNA by-laws, we must confirm that all meeting participants are members in good standing with the Local. ⚠️ ALL MEMBERS WISHING TO ATTEND THE MEETING MUST REGISTER BY 3 PM ON MAR. 23. Registrations submitted after 3 [...]

2021-03-20T19:39:50+00:00March 20th, 2021|

Legal Services Benefit Information

The following video explains—in English, Polish, Spanish and Russian—the details of a new benefit being offered to Local 78 Members. Local 78 New Member Benefit from The Laborers Union on Vimeo. English Transcript: Business Manager Gruchacz: "Brothers and sisters, I hope you are well and staying safe as we continue to navigate to this challenging times. I want to talk to you about a new benefit that Local 78 is establishing for its members. "There [...]

2021-03-23T17:27:04+00:00March 13th, 2021|

Local 78 Hiring Hall Rules

Brothers and Sisters: Please find below links to our Local 78 Hiring Hall Rules and Out of Work List (OWL) Referral Form. Both the Hiring Hall Rules and the Out of Work Referrals are effective as of March 1, 2021. Members are kindly asked to download and read the hiring hall rules, in their entirety; and to download, fill out and return the OWL Referral Form, with copies of all applicable licenses, as soon as [...]

2021-03-13T22:23:46+00:00February 26th, 2021|

Presidents’ Day Holiday Office Closures

Our offices at 11-17 43rd Avenue, LIC will be: closed on Monday, February 15 in observance of Presidents' Day. We will reopen Tuesday, February 16 at 8 AM. Have a safe and enjoyable holiday, brothers and sisters!

2021-02-14T21:05:08+00:00February 14th, 2021|

Local 78 COVID-19 Office Update

Dear Brothers and Sisters of Local 78, Due to the ongoing outbreak of COVID-19, it is our ethical responsibility to limit in-person visits to the office. For necessary visits please, make an appointment via phone 212-227-4803 for Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays. All payments are done via phone or your E-Local account. Limit of 4 people in the lobby Thank you for understanding and stay safe! Queridos hermanos y hermanas del Local 78, Debido al brote [...]

2021-02-13T19:56:00+00:00February 13th, 2021|

Termination of Supervision

English • Español • Polskie • pусский Brothers & Sisters: We are excited to share the following excellent news with you from our General President, Terry O'Sullivan: Effective February 5, 2021, the supervision of Local 78 has been lifted! Control over the affairs, assets and property of Local 78 has been returned to our officers and members. Please take a moment to read General President O'Sullivan's full letter: English • Español • Polskie • pусский

2021-02-08T19:51:39+00:00February 8th, 2021|

Local 78 Offices Reopening

⚠️ ATTENTION MEMBERS:   Our offices at 11-17 43rd Ave., LIC will be REOPENING tomorrow, Feb. 8, 2021 at 8 AM.   Business will resume as normal prior to the closure.   Members with questions should call the main office: 212-227-4803.   Thank you for understanding and please stay safe.

2021-02-07T17:12:56+00:00February 7th, 2021|

Local 78 Virtual January Membership Meeting

Dear Brothers and Sisters: I hope this finds you happy, healthy and settled into the new year. Unfortunately, COVID-19 didn’t end just because 2020 did. Therefore, until further notice, we will be holding our monthly membership meetings virtually. Our January 26, 2021 regular membership meeting will be held virtually via Zoom video conferencing, beginning at 5 PM. In accordance with LIUNA by-laws, we must confirm that all meeting participants are members in good standing with the Local. [...]

2021-01-22T21:58:15+00:00January 22nd, 2021|

Site Safety Training (SST) Update

Beginning March 1, 2021, all New York City construction workers will be required to have a Site Safety Training (SST) card to continue to work. Put simply, SST=Work. There are various ways that you can earn your SST card between now and March 1, as laid out on the NYC.gov SST card page— https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/safety/sst-worker-information.page —but the easiest way to do so is to utilize Option 1: Take a 30-Hour OSHA class; Take an 8-Hour Fall [...]

2021-01-07T03:38:38+00:00December 11th, 2020|

Executive Board Dues Changes and Holiday Wishes

Local 78 Asbestos, Lead & Hazardous Waste Laborers Union 11-17 43rd Avenue Long Island City, NY 11101 December 7, 2020   Dear Brothers and Sisters: The Executive board has enacted the following two changes with respect to dues: Apprentice Dues: Given the pandemic’s particularly hard impact upon the number of apprentices and the desire to increase apprenticeship membership, the monthly dues for all apprentice members is reduced to $20 per month. This reduction is effective [...]

2020-12-10T00:18:49+00:00December 10th, 2020|
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