Local 79 Apprenticeship
Construction and General Building Laborers’ Local 79, which serves the five boroughs of New York City, was created in 1996 through the consolidation of ten smaller Laborers’ Locals. Local 79 currently has over 9,000 active and retired members and is the largest Laborers’ Local in North America. Local 79’s scope of work includes:
Mason Tending Interior & Total Demolition General Conditions Plasterer Tending Mortar Mixing (For Bricklayers) Fire Watch
Fireproofing Fireproofing Mixing Scaffolding (Hanging & Pipe) Restoration Work Temporary Heat Flagging Punchlist
Local 79 is a member of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA).