Category: Building Trades

Construction Job Losses in 2013

October 31, 2011Around Town by Neal TepelOverall New York City construction spending has remained stable over the past two years, after declining by double digit percentages in the aftermath of

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32BJ Members Stay United

September 7, 2011By Marc BussanichAs of November 2010, 73 SEIU 32BJ members have been locked out of work at the sprawling Flatbush Gardens building complex by their employer, David Bistricer

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Workers Take Broadway

June 20, 2011By Stephanie West Union workers stopped traffic on Broadway June 15, waving American flags and picket signs as police struggled to clear a path for taxis and MTA

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Jobs at Javits

April 20, 2011By Bendix AndersonWith its dark windows peering over the Hudson River, the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center has been New York City’s primary venue for exhibitions, large conventions

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Unions Fight Zell

April 20, 2011By Stephanie West Sam Zell had another tough greeting from construction workers as he arrived at a speaking engagement in Manhattan April 7. “Whose City? Our City!” called

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