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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
Brothers and Sisters: On September 17, we received the final decision from the LIUNA Special Hearings Panel regarding the Election Protest at Local 78. The decision was reviewed and approved by the General President in accordance with the International Union Constitution, Article VIII, §2 (a-vii). The entire decision can be read by CLICKING HERE or by clicking on the thumbnail below. A brief summary of the decision follows: "Following a [...]
Brothers and Sisters, please join us this Wednesday, September 8 at St. Patrick's Cathedral for the annual Labor Mass and Banner Procession. The banner procession will begin promptly at 3:30 PM The Labor Mass will begin promptly at 4 PM. For more information, call 212-604-9552. We look forward to seeing you and celebrating the dignity of the worker together.
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 [...]
Dear Brothers and Sisters: Due to COVID-19 concerns, we are continuing to hold our monthly membership meetings virtually. Our June 29, 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 JUN. [...]