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News Archive 2015

Rosentel Memorial Service
Fri, Dec 18, 2015

Middle Class Strong
Mon, Dec 14, 2015

Workplace Safety Rally & March
Thu, Dec 10, 2015

Nassau County Home Down Payment Assistance Program
Fri, Nov 20, 2015

Leonard X. Farbman Memorial Scholarship Program
Mon, Nov 9, 2015

Thank You Local 130!
Mon, Oct 26, 2015

2015 Employee Benefit Fair
Wed, Oct 21, 2015

Thank you to everyone who participated and attended this year's fair!

10.01.15 Benefit - We Received Overwhelming Support!
Thu, Oct 1, 2015

Thank you to everyone who came to show your support!

Join Us At The Benefit Tomorrow!
Wed, Sep 30, 2015

All are welcome!

September General Membership Meeting
Wed, Sep 16, 2015

Full-Time and Part-Time officers are sworn in!

2015 NYC Labor Day Mass & Parade
Sat, Sep 12, 2015

2015 Labor Day Mass & Parade
Tue, Sep 8, 2015

Report Unlicensed Plumbers
Wed, Sep 2, 2015

Benefit For Our 3 Members
Mon, Aug 31, 2015

Explosion In The Bronx
Fri, Aug 21, 2015

Visitors From Australia!
Thu, Aug 20, 2015

Union Boot Pro
Tue, Aug 18, 2015

2015 Labor Day Parade
Wed, Aug 12, 2015

Funeral Arrangements for Anthony Ubriaco
Mon, Aug 3, 2015

It is with sadness that we inform you of the passing of Life Member, Brother Anthony Ubriaco.  Please keep Brother Ubriaco and his family in your thoughts and prayers.  Arrangements are as follows:

Monday, August 3, 2015
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Flynch & Bruns Funeral Home
34 Hempstead Avenue
Lynbrook, NY 11563
Phone #:  (516) 599-3600

Tuesday, August 4, 2015
St. Charles Cemetery
Farmingdale, NY

2015 Empire State College Graduation
Mon, Jul 13, 2015

Special congrads to our very own Clifford Chrispin (Local 1 Apprentice) who was selected to be one of the speakers at the graduation!  We are very proud of you!!

Laborpress Articles
Fri, Jul 3, 2015

Annual Family Picnic
Wed, Jul 1, 2015

The rain did not stop us from having a good time at this year's Annual Family Picnic!

Arrangements for Brother Dominick Lista
Tue, Jun 30, 2015

It is with sadness that we inform you of the passing of Brother Dominick Lista.

Arrangements follow:



421a Extension
Wed, Jun 24, 2015

Victory for working families! 421a has been extended for 6 months during which negotiations will take place to establish wage rates for 421a projects.

2015 Empire State College Graduation
Fri, Jun 19, 2015

June 2015 General Membership Meeting
Wed, Jun 17, 2015

Donald T. Doherty Jr's last meeting as Financial Secretary Treasurer.

Thank You Message From Terrance Willis
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

Brother Terrance Willis would like to share the following message with you.

Funeral Arrangements for Daughter of Terrance Willis
Tue, Jun 9, 2015

2015 General Election Results
Mon, Jun 8, 2015

The votes have been counted...check out the results!

Election Day
Sat, Jun 6, 2015

Come out and vote!

UA Safety News
Thu, Jun 4, 2015

Our picture made it to the May 2015 issue of UA Safety News.

JDS Investor No Longer Funding Building Project
Wed, Jun 3, 2015

Rally Day in Albany
Tue, Jun 2, 2015

Check out our photo gallery for more pictures from the 06/02/2015 421a Rally in Albany.

421a Rally in Albany
Fri, May 29, 2015

Cuomo vs. De Blasio over 421a
Thu, May 28, 2015

More info on 421a
Tue, May 26, 2015

Fix 421a!!!
Fri, May 22, 2015

2015 Nomination of Officers
Mon, May 11, 2015

Check out our photo gallery for more pictures from the 05/11/2015 Nominations Meeting.

John Murphy Radio Interview
Mon, May 4, 2015

Business Manager, John Murphy did a radio interview with Kris LaGrange of UCOMM Radio.

2015 Construction Workers Memorial Mass
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Check out our photo gallery for more pictures from 04/28/2015.

St. Patrick's Day Parade
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Check out our photo gallery for more pictures from the parade!

Linkage Fair
Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Happy National Hug A Plumber Day!!
Sat, Apr 25, 2015

Funeral Arrangements For Frank Crecco
Fri, Apr 17, 2015

The Funeral Arrangements for Francesco Crecco are as follows. 

Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19, 2015
2-4 pm and 7-9pm
R. Stutzmann & Son
2000 Hillside Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
(516) 352-3434

Funeral Mass:
Monday, April 20, 2015
10:15 am
Notre Dame Church
45 Mayfair Road, New Hyde Park, NY 11040
(516) 352-7203

May Membership Meeting Rescheduled
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Fight for $15 Rally
Wed, Apr 15, 2015

Check out our photo gallery for more pictures from the rally on 04/15/15.

April Membership Meeting Postponed
Fri, Apr 10, 2015

There will be no membership meeting on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

TransPacific Partnership (TPP)
Mon, Mar 30, 2015

Fast Track legislation hurts American families and the U.S. economy.

The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of 1911
Wed, Mar 25, 2015

Commemoration of the 104th Anniversary of the Triangle Factory Fire.

Buy American
Mon, Mar 23, 2015

Take action and thank the NYS Senate and Assembly for supporting “Buy American” legislation in their house budgets.

John J. Murphy Receives McHale Philanthropy Award
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Sunday, March 15, 2015
Assemble at 10:45 am Sharp at
Lafayette Avenue and Logan Avenue
Bronx, NY
Parade Begins at 12:00 pm SHARP

Memorial Service For Construction Workers
Tue, Mar 3, 2015

Please join us for a memorial service for construction workers killed and those injured on work sites during 2014 and early 2015.

Funeral Arrangements For Thomas J. Newman
Fri, Feb 27, 2015

It is with sadness that we report the passing of Local 1 member, Thomas J. Newman.  Brother Newman passed away on February 25, 2015.  We extend our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. 

Arrangements have been scheduled as follows:
Sunday, March 1, 2015
2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Nevsky Yablokoff Memorial Chapel
1700 Coney Island Avenue (between Avenues M&N)
Brooklyn, NY 11230
(718) 376-6900

Boycott Lowe's
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Attention all Construction Workers planning on shopping at Lowe's!

Anthem Identity Theft Repair & Credit Monitoring
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

Click on this link for FREE Identity Theft Repair & Credit Monitoring Services available. 

1,000,000 Jobs Lost. 60,000 Factories Closed! We NEED Your Help!
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

That’s been the devastating result of trade policies adopted under Fast Track. And, if you don’t act NOW to stop Fast Track on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), that number will only grow.

Update on Empire BCBS/Anthem Cyber Attack
Wed, Feb 11, 2015

Click here for additional information.

Empire BCBS Press Release
Sat, Feb 7, 2015

Click here for additional information.

Anthem Data Breach FAQ
Fri, Feb 6, 2015

Click Here for Additional information.

Mon, Feb 2, 2015

Please be advised that the Union Hall has closed early today, February 2nd at 2:00pm due to inclement weather. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you all and be safe.

Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Please be advised that due to the inclement weather, the offices will be closed at 1:30 pm on Monday, January 26, 2015 and closed on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 and will reopen at 10:00 am on Wednesday, January 28, 2015.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  Thank you.  

Relocation To The New Headquarters
Thu, Jan 8, 2015

The union office is no longer in Howard Beach!