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Local 78 Family Picnic

Local 78 would like to invite members and their families to our First Family Picnic 2022 September 3rd, 2022 | 10:30 am – 6:00 pm 81 Call Hollow Rd, Pomona, NY 10970 Tickets Adult $25 | Child $5 Tickets sale ends on July 29th, 2022 FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! Whole Day BBQ Unlimited Beer Pool Volleyball Playground Bouncy Castle GREAT FOOD Steaks roasted chicken, spareribs, shrimp, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, turkey & veggie burgers, grilled franks, chili [...]

2022-07-13T21:40:41+00:00July 13th, 2022|

Solidarity with Ukraine

As you know, the situation in Ukraine is most precarious as the lives of innocent Ukrainians and the endurance of a democratic Ukraine are in great jeopardy. Thankfully, the entire world is unified in opposing Russia's indefensible aggression; however, if Ukraine is to retain its independence, it will need more than just the world's platitudes and emotional support. It will need their significant and immediate financial assistance. As many of Local 78' s members are [...]

2022-03-23T15:56:41+00:00March 23rd, 2022|

Local 78 Memorial Mass

Local 78 members gathered at St. Patrick's Cathedral on November 11, 2021 for its 13th annual Memorial Mass remembering those Local 78 members we have lost. Business Manager Pawel Gruchacz and Secretary Treasurer Joel Burgos memorialized those members who have passed by reading their names. Those who remain in the memory of the living never truly die.

2022-02-11T16:32:25+00:00February 11th, 2022|

Construction Laborer Apprentices Sought

The Local 78 Joint Apprenticeship Committee will conduct an area-wide public recruitment for 20 Skilled Construction Craft Laborer Apprentices. Applications will be available from March 1, 2022 through March 15, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at: Local 78 JATC 11-17 43rd Avenue Long Island City, NY 11101 Applications must be returned to the same office during the above business hours until 3:00 p.m. on March 25, 2022.  All applications must be obtained and [...]

2022-01-24T23:18:36+00:00January 24th, 2022|

U.S. Department of Labor Decision

December 17, 2021 Dear Mr. Roldan: Your complaint to the Department of Labor protesting the June 24, 2021 election of officers in LIUNA Local 78 in Long Island City, New York has been investigated pursuant to Sections 402 and 601 of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959. Following a review of the investigative findings by this office and the Office of the Solicitor, Division of Civil Rights and Labor-Management, a decision has been [...]

2022-01-20T21:55:18+00:00January 20th, 2022|

End of Year Updates

Dear Brothers and Sisters: As this year comes to a close and we look forward to the coming year, it is our sincere hope that you and your family are safe and healthy and enjoying the holiday season. We wanted to take this opportunity to report to you on some decisions, and actions your Executive Board, and trustees have taken that will be of interest to you. DUES Last year at the height of the [...]

2022-01-03T19:23:21+00:00December 16th, 2021|

Legal Services Plan Modifications

General. This is a Summary of Material Modifications regarding the Local 78 Legal Services Plan Summary Plan Description (the "SPD"). This Summary of Material Modifications supplements the SPD previously provided to you. You should retain this document with your copy of the SPD. Summary Description of Modification. The Board of Trustees of the Local 78 Legal Services Plan announces the following change to the Plan, effective January 1, 2022. 1. The spouse and children of [...]

2022-01-03T19:42:15+00:00December 7th, 2021|

Additional Pension Payment

Dear Pensioner/Beneficiary: On behalf of the Board of Trustees of the Mason Tenders' District Council Pension Fund, we are pleased to inform you that an additional benefit check in the amount of $1,100 has been granted to all pensioners and beneficiaries (including surviving spouses) that are in pay status in the month of December 2021. If you receive your monthly pension payment by check, the check is enclosed with this notice. If you receive your [...]

2022-01-03T18:53:59+00:00December 1st, 2021|

Local 78 Executive Board Sworn In

Local 78 elections are now finalized and Pawel Gruchacz and the entire 78 Unity Slate have won. At a packed in-person union meeting on July 27, 2021, in Queens, NY the new officers were sworn in. LiUNA Vice President and Eastern Regional Manager Raymond M. Pocino attended the meeting and administered the oath to all new officers. Pawel Gruchacz Business Manager Joel Burgos Secretary-Treasurer Jan Sanislo President Michael Gomez Vice President Fabian Derewiecki Recording Secretary Anstro [...]

2021-08-03T20:31:50+00:00August 3rd, 2021|

In Memorium

In Memorium Since the beginning of this 2020, Local 78 has lost many members.  The combination of the COVID-19 pandemic and other causes has seen a spike in the number of deaths.  We want to take this opportunity to remember those members lost and pay our respects.  Our thoughts and prayers are with them and their families during these difficult times. Luis Adriano Claudio Agudo Eliar Centeno Pablo Criollo Patrick Harris Salomon Legarda [...]

2020-09-09T21:12:34+00:00September 9th, 2020|
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