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 Mixing
Scaffolding (Hanging & Pipe)
Restoration Work
Temporary Heat

Local 79 is a member of the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA).