Dear Northeast District Council members Plasterers and Cement Masons,
We would like to share key information to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the construction industry and also to help keep you safe in these difficult times.
Remember, individuals over 60 and those with underlying health conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and lung disease are more at risk of becoming very sick from COVID-19.
Additional links from our federal government partners:
Joining the Apprenticeship Program means teamwork and professionalism. Our training program keeps up with today’s building industry and safety is our focus. As an apprentice, you will refine your finishing skills with hands-on applications under the personal guidance of master instructors. If you’re looking for a career in a skilled trade with good wages and benefits look to be a Plasterer or Cement Mason
Guides for Independent contractor, cement league and other associated contractor apprenticeship rates for Local 780
Guides for Independent contractor, cement league and other associated contractor apprenticeship rates for Local 262
If you have questions, we're here to help. Contact us for any assistance regarding your benefits or with help regarding the information found on this website.
Forming a union at your workplace gives you and your co-workers the power to stand up for your families, your futures and yourselves. Through a legal, binding contract it gives you a strong, collective voice with which to demand decent working conditions, with fair pay and benefits. Explaining the benefits of union membership to your fellow employees and assisting in planning an organizing drive. Once you and you co-workers become members, you choose your own contract negotiators and shop stewards. We develop contract language and proposals for negotiations. Local Union officers and business agents fight with you to win a fair, good-paying contract with job protection that you deserve.
We have earned our reputation for bargaining hard and demanding the best protections and wages. For a century solidarity has kept corporate America from holding the cards and calling all the shots. When you join, you put that history to work for you.