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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 & [...]

July 13th, 2022|News|

VIDEO: Local 78 Charitable Corp First Annual Gala

https://vimeo.com/728916419 In 2021, Local 78 created the non-profit "Local 78 Charitable Corp." The charity's purpose and mission is to provide support to Local 78 members and families when they need it the most. On May 6, 2022, the Charitable Corp held its First Annual Gala, honoring Paul O'Brien, a founder of Pinnacle Environmental Corporation, and Robert Bonanza, the former Business Manager of the Mason Tenders District Council of Greater [...]

July 11th, 2022|News|

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 [...]

March 23rd, 2022|News|

Local 78 Stands In Solidarity With Ukraine • Місцевий 78 солідарний з Україною

Brothers and Sisters: For many of our friends, family, and loved ones living in Ukraine, the terror of war has upended their lives. Families are separated, homes and businesses are shuttered or destroyed, and hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians have become refugees overnight. Whatever your politics, the conflict in Ukraine has reminded us all of a sad truth: war is hell. And as the war continues to rage and intensify [...]

March 2nd, 2022|Deputy Director Updates, News|

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.

February 11th, 2022|News|

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 [...]

January 24th, 2022|News|

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 [...]

January 20th, 2022|News|

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 [...]

December 16th, 2021|News|

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. [...]

December 7th, 2021|News|

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 [...]

December 1st, 2021|News, Trust Funds|

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