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News Archive 2011

Happy New Year
Fri, Dec 30, 2011

Happy New Year


NY Jets Union Appreciation
Fri, Dec 9, 2011


Death of John Nicolella
Tue, Nov 22, 2011


Death of John Booth
Wed, Nov 9, 2011


New York Islanders/Plumbers Local Union No. 1 "Members Night"
Mon, Nov 7, 2011

Come out with your fellow members of Plumbers Local Union No. 1 and be a part of the greatest rivalry in the NHL---NY Islanders vs NY Rangers at a discounted ticket price on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 7:00pm at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Plumbers Local Union 1 (2).pdf Click on link for flyer.


Local 1 Apprentice receives U.A. Director's Award
Tue, Oct 18, 2011

A big part of the U.A. International Apprenticeship Contest is a series of interviews to assess leadership skills, working knowledge of the apprentice standards, and the true meaning of the "Standard for Excellence". Click here to read the article.


Death of Daniel A. Wolak
Wed, Oct 5, 2011


Death of Timothy Foley
Wed, Oct 5, 2011


12th Annual Employee Benefit Fair - SAVE THE DATE
Wed, Oct 5, 2011

When: Wednesday, October 19 -  3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Where: Plumbers Local Union No.1 Training Facility 37-11 47th Avenue, Long Island City. Click here to view document.


Funeral Arragements for Edward B. Smith
Wed, Sep 21, 2011


Our Champs! Local 1 Softball Team Earns 3rd Place
Tue, Sep 20, 2011


Passing of Business Agent Robert Murray's mother Patricia Murray
Fri, Sep 9, 2011


Discovery Channel Series-Rising:Rebuilding Ground Zero
Wed, Aug 31, 2011

Please be advised that the Discovery Channel is running a series called Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero on Thursday, September 1, 2011.


JOIN LOCAL 1 AT THE NYC LABOR DAY PARADE AND LABOR MASS ON SAT. SEPTEMBER 10, 2011
Wed, Aug 24, 2011

Join Local 1 as we celebrate Labor's strength and solidarity at the 2011 NYC Labor Day Parade and Labor Mass on Saturday, September 10, 2011.


New York State Assemblyman tours Local 1 Trade Education Facility
Tue, Aug 23, 2011

New York State Assemblyman tours Local 1 Trade Education Facility


UA STANDARD FOR EXCELLENCE
Wed, Aug 3, 2011

Click Here to download a copy of the UA Standard for Excellence brochure. The UA Standard for Excellence policy represents the best workplace ethics and it can help to ensure success in your career as a professional UA tradesperson.


Local 1 Apprentice wins N.Y.S. Contest
Wed, Aug 3, 2011

Local 1 Apprentice Thomas Almodovar wins UA New York State Contest for Plumbing.


SAVE THE DATE Saturday, September 10, 2011 for the NYC Labor Day Parade
Mon, Aug 1, 2011

Join NYC's Working Families for the 2011 Labor Day Parade on Saturday, September 10, 2011.  Details to follow soon.



Click the link below to view photos from the 2009 Labor Day Parade. http://ualocal1.org/gallery.aspx


Local 1 mourns the death of their recently deceased members
Tue, Jul 26, 2011


Local 1 Apprentices get SUNY Degrees
Thu, Jul 21, 2011

34 Local 1 Apprentices completed the requirements for an Associate Degree in Science from the State University of New York.


WTC CROSS CEREMONY Sat., July 23rd
Tue, Jul 19, 2011

Join us for the ceremony celebrating the moving of the World Trade Center Cross on Saturday, July 23, 2011 at 9:30 am at Zuccotti Park (corner of Church and Liberty Streets), in lower Manhattan.  A construction worker discovered the perfectly formed cross made of two steel beams standing upright amid the rubble at ground zero days after the September 11th attacks.


Local 1 would like to congratulate our Life Members! Thank you for the years of service!
Tue, Jul 12, 2011


THERE WILL BE NO JULY UNION MEETING
Thu, Jun 30, 2011

At the Wednesday, June 29, 2011 Membership Meeting, a motion was made and seconded to dispense with the July 20th, 2011 Membership Meeting.  Please mark your calendars accordingly.  The Executive Board Meeting scheduled for Monday, July 18, 2011 will take place as scheduled.  A happy and safe Fourth of July to all.


UNION MEETING TONIGHT WED., JUNE 29TH
Wed, Jun 29, 2011

A reminder to join us for the Membership Meeting tonight.  The Membership Meeting of Wednesday June 15, 2011 was rescheduled to today, Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 5:00 pm so that we could participate in the NYC Central Labor Council and Building and Construction Trades Council march across the Brooklyn Bridge which was held that day.  We look forward to seeing you tonight.


KINGS OF THE HILL
Fri, Jun 24, 2011

The Plumbers Local Union No. 1 NYC Softball team won the NIT 'King of the Hill' Softball Tournment Championship on Saturday, June 11, 2011, after winning 8 of 9 games! They played at Patriot Park in Jackson, New Jersey.  Congratulations! 


Join Us Saturday, June 18, 2011 for the Local 1 Family Picnic
Wed, Jun 15, 2011

Come join us for the 2011 Local 1 Family Picnic on Saturday, June 18, 2011, rain or shine, at Krucker's Picnic Garden in Pomona, New York from 10:30AM to 6:00PM.  Click Here for a flyer with all the details. 
Visit our PHOTO GALLERY to view photos from last year's family picnic!


MARCH ACROSS THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE ON JUNE 15TH.
Fri, Jun 10, 2011

Join the NYC Central Labor Council, the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York and many of its affiliate unions, as well as your Local 1 Brothers and Sisters, at a "March for the Middle Class" Solidarity March across the Brooklyn Bridge on Wednesday, June 15, 2011. Wear your hard hat.

 


The June 15, 2011 Membership Meeting has been rescheduled to June 29, 2011
Thu, Jun 9, 2011

The Membership Meeting of Wednesday June 15, 2011 has been rescheduled to Wednesday, June 29, 2011 at 5:00 pm so that we may participate in the NYC Central Labor Council and Building and Construction Trades Council demonstration being held that day. (Please see the article posted above for specific details about the demonstration.) Please join us at the demonstration and mark the new date for the Membership Meeting in your calendar.


STOP SWINGING AT UNION HARD HATS
Thu, Jun 2, 2011

Building Construction Trades Council President Gary LaBarbera defends union construction and union workers in his article which recently appeared in the New York Daily News. Click Here to read a copy of the article.


New York Islanders/Plumbers Local Union No. 1 "Members Night"
Wed, Jun 1, 2011

Click Here to view photos from Plumbers Local Union No. 1 "Members Night" at the New York Islanders vs. the New York Rangers Hockey Game which was played on Thursday, March 31, 2011.


SAVE THE DATE - JUNE 18, 2011
Fri, May 27, 2011

SAVE the DATE for the Local 1 Family Picnic on Saturday, June 18, 2011.


Changes on NYFD Requirements for Fire Guard and Torch Operations
Tue, May 24, 2011

As of June 1, 2011, NYFD requirements for Fire Guard (torch/construction) and Torch Operations have changed.


CONSTRUCTION WORKERS MEMORIAL MASS THURS. APRIL 28TH
Mon, Apr 18, 2011

Join your fellow Building Trades Brothers and Sisters for a Memorial Mass for construction workers killed and injured on job sites during 2010 and early 2011.


UA STANDARD FOR EXCELLENCE
Mon, Apr 18, 2011

Click Here to download the for a PDF of the UA Standard for Excellence brochure. The UA Standard for Excellence policy represents the best workplace ethics and it can help to ensure success in your career as a professional UA tradesperson.


SAVE THE DATE - JUNE 18, 2011
Wed, Apr 13, 2011

SAVE the DATE for the Local 1 Family Picnic on Saturday, June 18, 2011.


New York State AFL-CIO "We Are One" Rally
Mon, Apr 4, 2011


2011 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Throggs Neck
Mon, Apr 4, 2011


Plumbers Local Union No. 1 Celebrates the "Changing of the Guard"
Mon, Apr 4, 2011


2011 UA CONVENTION DELEGATE ELECTION RESULTS
Fri, Mar 18, 2011

Click Here to view Election results.


REMINDER: EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO VOTE FOR U.A. CONVENTION DELEGATES
Tue, Mar 15, 2011

Come out and exercise your right to vote for U.A. Convention Delegates on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at the Local 1 Training Center. Polls will be open from 4:00-8:00pm. Click Here for a copy of the Nomination and Election Notice.


ATTENTION: Bus Service for St. Patrick's Day Parade in Throggs Neck
Thu, Mar 10, 2011

Please be advised that there will be bus service that will take members and their families from the Turner Club (748 Clarence Avenue, Bronx, NY) to the start of the parade at Logan and Lafayette Avenues in the Bronx.  There will also be bus service provided for the return trip at the end of the Parade. Click Here to download the flyer with the details for transportation to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.


World Plumbing Day is March 11, 2011
Wed, Mar 2, 2011


New York Islanders/Plumbers Local Union No. 1 "Members Night"
Thu, Feb 10, 2011

Come out with your fellow members of Plumbers Local Union No. 1 and be a part of the greatest rivalry in the NHL-NY Islanders vs NY Rangers at a discounted ticket price on Thursday, March 31st, 2011 at 7:00 pm. Click Here to download the flyer and form to full out.  


You Are Invited to Attend a Special Presentation
Mon, Jan 24, 2011

The Officers of Plumbers Local Union No. 1 are pleased to invite you to attend a special presentation by nationally known author and speaker Mark Breslin. Click Here to download the flyer to Mark Breslin.


Nomination and Election Notice
Thu, Jan 20, 2011

Click Here for a copy of the Nomination and Election Notice. 


Save the Date-St. Patrick's Day Parade in Throggs Neck, NY
Wed, Jan 19, 2011

Come join us on March 13th 2011 at 10:45am on the corner of Lafayette and Logan Avenue in the Bronx. Click Here to download the flyer for the 2011 St. Patrick's Day Parade.


Plumbers Local Union No. 1 Member Chats With Mayor Bloomberg
Mon, Jan 3, 2011