Brothers & Sisters, Below you will find information on a bill introduced by Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) to REPEAL DAVIS-BACON. As many of you know this is the standard by which we all live by to provide for our families. In District Council 9 alone that’s over 26,000 people. I cannot stress how important this… READ MORE
This holiday season, the DC 9 Women’s Committee raised $2,000 to donate food to women who are in transition at The Stadium Women’s Shelter in the Bronx. The Stadium Women’s Shelter houses 200 homeless and mentally ill women. Bronx Councilwoman Vanessa L. Gibson was instrumental in linking DC 9 and the shelter.
Construction Worker Falls to Death in Brooklyn By Lyndsay Christian | Saturday, December 10, 2016 Authorities are investigating after a construction worker fell to his death in Brooklyn on Friday morning. It happened just after 8 a.m. at 325 Kent Avenue in Williamsburg, the site of the old Domino Sugar Factory. Police said Wilfredo Enriques, 59,… READ MORE
Next time you ride the train look out for your fellow DC 9 members! Continuing efforts to recruit new members, DC 9 has launched an ad campaign on the LIRR. Below, please find photos of the ads featuring current members and apprentices.
Thank you for your service to our country. Not only did you defend our country on many different occasions, you also built it with a lot of pride. Your brothers and sisters appreciate everything you have done for us. Hope you have time to reflect on your efforts. Thank you again. Fraternally, Joseph Azzopardi… READ MORE
Painters’ union and New York City Housing Authority create apprenticeship program By Rosa Goldensohn | October 25, 2016 12:40 p.m. Crain’s New York For years, unemployment has plagued the city’s public-housing residents, who rarely could navigate the process to nab one of the well-paid union building trades jobs in and around the developments where they lived…. READ MORE
By Kathleen Culliton | October 25, 2016 2:05pm DNAinfo MANHATTAN — A $26 million apprenticeship program will provide an entry into civil service construction work for New York City Housing Authority residents, officials announced Tuesday. The four-year Civil Service Apprenticeship program will offer 100 people the chance to earn membership in District Nine of the International Union of… READ MORE
By Gloria Pazmino POLITICO New York 10/25/2016 01:30 PM EDT City Councilman Ritchie Torres and leaders from the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (DC9) announced Tuesday the New York City Housing Authority is launching its first civil service apprenticeship program, designed to help NYCHA residents learn building trades skills and secure union jobs…. READ MORE
The 2016 Presidential election is critical to the future of DC 9 and IUPAT. Now, more than ever, it is important for our members to work together and elect the candidate who will fight for those striving for the middle class. Below, please find a series of videos, clips and leaflets from the Union… READ MORE
August means back-to-school – and it’s never too early to start thinking about scholarship applications! The applications have officially been mailed. If an applicant hasn’t received one, he or she can call (212) 255-2950 to have one emailed, download the PDF, or stop by our office at 45 West 14th street to pick one up. Glaziers… READ MORE