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Message from the Mason Tenders’ Training Fund

Mason Tenders’ Training Fund Live Instructor Led Online Training Courses As it would be less than responsible under the current conditions to conduct classes in the conventional manner at the school in Long Island City, your Training Fund has found a way to provide you with live Instructor led online training in many of the courses that you and many other members want and need.  And you can do it from home through a method [...]

15 April, 2020|Training Fund|

Local 78 Supervision Achievements Report

Dear Sisters and Brothers! This year is unlike any other for all of us for many reasons. The coronavirus pandemic has hit this country hard. The world that we knew had to change and so we, as the Local, had to change. Since the large gatherings were not possible due to New York State and City Executive Orders, we were unable to conduct Membership Meetings and properly inform you on [...]

14 September, 2020|Deputy Director Updates, News|

NJ Wage & Benefit Increase As Of September 1, 2020

📢 ATTENTION NJ MEMBERS: 📢 As of September 1, 2020, the following wage and fringe benefit increases go into effect for members performing work for the Environmental Contractors Association (ECA): WAGE RATE INCREASES TO $32.98/hr ANNUITY FUND CONTRIBUTION INCREASES TO $2.15/hr

11 September, 2020|News|

Wage & Benefit Increase Beginning September 7, 2020

📢 ATTENTION MEMBERS: 📢 Beginning September 7, 2020, the following wage and fringe benefit increases go into effect for members performing work for the Environmental Contractors Association (ECA): WAGE RATE INCREASES TO $38.05/hr ANNUITY FUND CONTRIBUTION INCREASES TO $4.00/hr

4 September, 2020|News|

NYC Asbestos Certification Deadline Extended to October 31

⚠️ DEADLINE EXTENDED! ⚠️ ATTENTION NYC Certified Asbestos Handlers Per the NYC DEP: Any person already certified by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection to engage in Asbestos Handling (certified asbestos handlers, restricted handlers, handler-supervisors, and investigators) whose certification hard card expired on March 15, 2020 or later, may continue to work using their existing cards until October 31, 2020. No further documentation is necessary to work with [...]

29 August, 2020|News|

SST Training Deadline Extended to March 1, 2021

🚨 ATTENTION NYC MEMBERS 🚨: The deadline to complete the required Site Safety Training courses to obtain a "Full Site Safety Training" (SST) card has been extended from September 1, 2020 to March 1, 2021. This deadline extension will provide additional time for members who have been unable to complete these courses due to changes in course provider capacity stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. You can obtain this training via [...]

28 August, 2020|News|

The 2021 Mason Tenders’ Scholarship Program

The 2021 Mason Tenders' Scholarship Program Sponsored by the Mason Tenders' Training Fund 42-53 21st Street, Long Island City, NY 11101 THE PROGRAM: The Mason Tenders’ Scholarship Program is sponsored by the Mason Tenders’ Training Fund. Its purpose is to encourage and assist the children of Mason Tenders’ to pursue their goals – to strive to be their best through advanced education. The Scholarship awards are $3,000.00 a year for [...]

20 August, 2020|Training Fund|

RSVP for Our Memorial Mass Honoring Our Deceased Members

The Officers and Members of Local 78 invite you to attend our Memorial Mass to remember the deceased members of our Local Union Where: Saint Sebastian Roman Catholic Church 58-02 Roosevelt Ave, Woodside, NY 11377 When: Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC, A LIMIT OF 350 PEOPLE HAS BEEN DETERMINED BY LAW. Please RSVP to one of our following Union Representatives if you are planning [...]

12 August, 2020|News|

Extension of Asbestos Certification Deadline

Per the New York City Department of Environmental Protection: Any person already certified by the NYC DEP to engage in ASBESTOS HANDLING (certified asbestos handlers, restricted handlers, handler-supervisors, and investigators) whose certification hard card expired on March 15, 2020, or later, may continue to work using their existing cards until August 31, 2020. No further documentation is necessary to work with an expired card. For more information, visit: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/dep/environment/asbestos-handler-certification-applications.page [...]

1 July, 2020|News|

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