A new project labor agreement between the New York City Housing Authority and the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York is the first in nearly a decade. There will now be work rules for almost 200 construction projects. Together, they will total $2 billion over the next three years. A particularly positive aspect of the development is that the trades are allowed to add more jobs for public housing residents, Section 8 voucher holders, and other low-income New Yorkers. They will also have more contracting opportunities for minority and women-owned businesses.

Read the full story by Rebecca Baird-Remba, published February 29, 2024, here:


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