Laborers Local 79 - New York City

Organization

Construction & General Building Laborers' Local 79 - LiUNA - AFL-CIO


With over 9,000 members, Construction & General Building Laborers' Local 79 is one of the largest, most progressive and active local unions in New York City. Affiliated with the Mason Tenders District Council of Greater New York, Local 79 was chartered by the Laborers International Union of North America (LiUNA) in 1996 through the consolidation of ten local unions.

Local 79's scope of work includes:

- Mason Tending
- Interior & Total Demolition
- General Conditions
- Plasterer Tending
- Mortar Mixing (For Bricklayers)
- White Mortar Mixing (For Plasterers)
- Fire Watch
- Fire Proof Mixing
- Burning & Torch Operations
- Scaffolding (Hanging & Pipe)
- Restoration Work
- Temporary Heat
- Core-Drilling
- O.S.H.A. Safety Training
- Concrete Cutting
- Flagging