NEW: Effective January 1, 2017, any member who requests Membership Relief Fund Payments during 2017 calendar year must have worked 1,000 hours during calendar year 2016. Note that if a member opts out of Membership Relief Fund assessments, payments are not due.
NEW: Notice of December Meeting Date Change [More details]
Amendments to Bylaws [More details]
Scholarship Application Now Available [More details]
Local 1556 Bylaws will be voted on in October 25th union meeting
2016 Scholarship Winners [More]
Job Referral Policy (More)
Draft: Local Union Bylaws (More)
TWIC/SWAC Card for Reimbursement - Apprentices Only [More]
Photo Albums [More] [Recently Updated]
General meetings are held every fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00pm in the following location: Carpenter School Labor Technical College, 395 Hudson Street 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014
Mandatory Union Participation:
District Council By-Laws Sec. 21g - "It shall be mandatory that each active member perform at least 1 day or 7 hours of union activity (picketing, etc.) per calendar year when called upon by the New York City District Council of Carpenters. The District Council shall call upon members to perform such activity on a fair and equitable basis. Any assessment, fine or penalty for failure to perform such activity shall be imposed in compliance with section 28 of these By-Laws and sections 52 and 53 of the United Brotherhood's Constitution, and shall be used to defray the expenses of organizing and shall not be used for any other purpose."