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The Dangers of Heat Exposure

July 29, 2016
Heat is one of the top weather-related killers in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year. In […]

Deciding Between Urgent Care Centers and Emergency Rooms

July 18, 2016
In the past, we have written articles for you about when it is appropriate to use an Emergency Room (“ER”) […]

2016-17 Scholarship Winners Honored at Luncheon in Manhattan

July 6, 2016
     On Thursday, June 30th, 2016, twenty-five winners of the Charles Johnson Jr. Memorial Scholarship were honored in Manhattan […]

Tips for Staying Healthy on the Job

June 30, 2016
As a carpenter, or someone who has a job related to the industry, work can easily get in the way […]

The NYCDCC Benefit Funds Welcomes New Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer

June 29, 2016
After an exhaustive year-long search, the NYCDCC Benefit Funds, on behalf of the Board of Trustees, is pleased to announce […]

Highlights of the NYCDCC Pension Plan for “Regular Retirement”

June 15, 2016
Participating in a pension plan is one of the best ways to keep yourself, as well as your family, financially […]

June Vacation Checks Update

June 3, 2016
  Some participants have recently contacted the Benefit Funds to inquire about June vacation checks. To help answer your questions, […]

Consider Bicycling as a Mode of Transportation to Improve your Health

May 31, 2016
Whether it’s to increase your exercise regimen, lose weight, or simply lower the cost of transportation, bicycling is a great […]

The Importance of Filing Benefit Shortages

May 10, 2016
If you are an Active Carpenter working for a Contributing Employer in Covered Employment, it is important to ensure that […]

Preventing Exercise Injuries

April 29, 2016
Summer will be here before you know it, which leaves you with just a short amount of time to get […]