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COVID-19 Related CTC News & Announcements

  • Annual Charity Softball Tournament/Family Picnic This Saturday (9/25)! (9/24/2021) - his is a reminder that the NYCDCC Family Picnic and Softball Tournament is happening this Saturday (September 25th) at Cunningham Park in Fresh Meadows, Queens, beginning at 9:30AM. Additionally, the NYCDCC Benefit Funds will have a Benefits Fair beginning at 10:00AM.
  • Op-Ed: Joseph Geiger, EST – How to Really Prepare Workers for the Construction Industry and Good Middle-Class Jobs (8/19/2021) - Read the full article on the Gotham Gazette. "Every worker in New York City deserves the same pay, benefits, and retirement security that the NYC District Council of Carpenters offers. We urge elected officials in all five boroughs to work with the NYCDCC to give workers what they deserve. "
  • August is National Immunization Awareness Month (8/2/2021) - Every year, local and national health officials such as the Center for Disease Control (“CDC”) and the New York Department of Health (“NYDH”) observe August as a time to recognize the importance of staying up-to-date on your vaccinations. However, since the COVID-19 pandemic, the message is more important than ever.
  • Masks Required at CTC – Effective 7/26/21 (7/23/2021) - Due to recent rises in COVID-19 cases, and in an abundance of caution, beginning Monday, July 26, 2021, all staff will be required to wear a mask when in common areas of the 9th Floor and the CTC. This requirement extends to all Apprentice and any Journey Level members who come to the CTC for classes.
  • Mandatory Union Activity Is Resuming For Members (7/22/2021) - Members who were credited with serving Union Activity with the NYCDCC between Jan. 1, 2020 and March 20, 2020 will receive credit for 2021. All other members who work 99 or more hours in the jurisdiction of the NYCDCC will need to perform union activity for the NYCDCC by Thursday June 30, 2022.
  • NYCHA Is Hiring: Carpenters (6/25/2021) - June 25, 2021 NYCHA seeks to hire carpenters to install, repair, and replace flooring, partitions, window frames and sashes, door frames and doors, and other related components of building structures. […]
  • UBC International Training Center Mandatory Vaccination Policy (6/9/2021) - Jobsite safety is the UBC’s number one priority, and part of jobsite safety is getting vaccinated when it becomes available to you. All members should be aware that the UBC International Training Center has implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for anyone who is attending any program or training.
  • National Apprenticeship Week 2020 (11/9/2020) - Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week! (11/11/2020-11/12/2020) Private Event - Celebrating Our Apprenticeship With Students Employers across the country struggle to find workers with the right skills due to the growing skills gap. Help change that by discovering apprenticeship today.
  • Notice: Mandatory Apprentice Classes (9/3/2020) - Starting August 31,2020 Classes at the New York City Carpenters Training Center, Mandatory Apprentice Classes are starting back up. All staff at the CTC have been working hard preparing for this Official Restart. We will be following the City, State, and CDC Guidelines to keep everyone safe and healthy. Social Distancing, Face Coverings, Hand Sanitizing, Health Screening, Temperature checks and Gathering Limits are all part of our Health and Safety protocol.
  • COVID-19 Guidelines For CTC (7/17/2020) - The following mandatory procedures are in place to protect members and staff against COVID-19. These guidelines must be followed at all times in the Carpenters Training Center building.

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