2018 Mandatory Union Participation

The 2017 Member Union Participation (MUP) opportunities have come to an end. If you were unable to complete your MUP and received an assessment, you must make sure that assessment is paid in full no later than April 1, 2018.

As we get started with MUP’s for 2018, please make sure your address is updated . . . → Read More: 2018 Mandatory Union Participation


The busy season is right around the corner. Please be sure your OSHA 10 is up-to-date. If your OSHA 10 card is five (5) years or older, we advise you to take the course again. Many employers and the industry are requiring OSHA 10 cards to be within a five (5) year time frame. Call . . . → Read More: IS YOUR OSHA CARD CURRENT?

OSHA 10 Training – Binghamton

There will be an OSHA 10 class held at the Binghamton Office on Thursday, 2/18/16 and Friday, 2/19/16 from 4:30pm – 9:30pm. To sign up, please contact the Binghamton office at 607-729-0224.

40 Hour HAZWOPER Scheduled

The Southern Tier Contractors Association is hosting a 40 Hour HAZWOPER class starting on Monday, January 18 – Friday, January 22, 2016 from 8 AM – 4:30 PM at their office in Binghamton, located at 15 Belden Ave. The registration form is available on the Training page and must be submitted to the STCA in . . . → Read More: 40 Hour HAZWOPER Scheduled

Holiday Meeting

Carpenters Local #277 will hold their annual holiday party on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 6 PM. This will be held at the Ramada Inn located at 2 River St. in Cortland, NY. Please come and celebrate with us. We’ll be serving sliced roast beef with a wild mushroom sauce and chicken filled with cranberry . . . → Read More: Holiday Meeting

Location Change – October Regular Meeting

The location for the October Union Meeting has been changed: Ramada Inn 2 River St. Cortland NY 13045 6 PM The Empire State Fringe Benefit Fund Administrator, David Stewart and Mass Mutual will be on hand to detail the upcoming changes to the Annuity Fund. . . . → Read More: Location Change – October Regular Meeting

Service Award Banquets

Each year Carpenters Local #277 holds a dinner reception to honor all the members who have reached their years of service milestones over the course of the year. We have typically always held them in the fall, however this year due to scheduling conflicts, we will be unable to host these dinner awards. We are . . . → Read More: Service Award Banquets

Shame on Uniland – Facebook.com

Local #276 has set up a Facebook page, SHAME ON UNILAND DEVELOPMENT due to Uniland utilizing non-union carpenters on the 250 Delaware Ave Building. Uniland received tax breaks from the Buffalo Industrial Development Agency. The exterior portion of the project has been awarded to a non-union company, but the interiors of the Headquarters for Delaware . . . → Read More: Shame on Uniland – Facebook.com

Vacation/Savings Accounts

All members will start receiving a $0.50 contribution to a vacation/savings account for each hour that they work starting June 1, 2014. Information has been mailed to the membership and is available in the Local offices. Please contact us with any questions. It is imperative that each member fill out the enrollment for the Union . . . → Read More: Vacation/Savings Accounts

Automated Dues Payments

The Local is now offering members the ability to have their dues automatically charged to their credit card. Each member can decide when the deduction is made, for how much and how often they wish to have payments processed. Any member interested must sign an authorization form, please contact one of the Local offices to . . . → Read More: Automated Dues Payments