New York, NY – This past week, New City Council Speaker Corey Johnson strongly threw his support behind the Building Trades’ #CountMeIn campaign against so-called “open shop” development — but how much help can union hardhats truly expect to get given the predominance of Real Estate Industry money in New York City politics?
New York, NY – Local 46 of the Metallic Lathers and Ironworkers and the NYS Laborers have joined with LES residents in demanding City Planning pump the breaks on a massive new plan to erect four residential towers on the waterfront between the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges.
New York, NY — Related Cos. — the multibillion-dollar development group behind the sprawling Hudson Yards construction project on Manhattan’s West Side is bristling over the introduction of a New York City Council resolution in support of the Building Trades’ #CountMeIn campaign.
New York, NY – Being a union member in this day and age means being a part of making history. It’s impossible to ignore the greed of the billionaire class as they try to destroy our ability to negotiate our share of the immense wealth that we the workers create. Since beginning my apprenticeship with LIUNA…
New York, NY – About 50 nonunion workers, students, members of community groups, sympathetic union laborers, and supporters gathered across the street from the Jewish Theological Seminary on Thursday, October 18, jeering a Gilbane Construction subcontractor and demanding pay hikes and benefits.
New York, NY – This week, Speaker Corey Johnson endorsed a new resolution introduced in the City Council supporting the Building Trades’ ongoing #CountMeIn campaign against “greedy developers” in the construction industry. Which got LaborPress to wondering: should Charter/Spectrum workers striking against similar “corporate greed” for the past 19 months, expect a City Council resolution…
New York, NY – This weekend, large groups of protestors showed up in suddenly cold temperatures on the steps of City Hall for a “Rally for our Neighborhoods.”
New York, NY – “Shame on you for killing the American Dream.” Trade unionists fighting the spread of so-called “open shop” development throughout New York City brought the #CountMeIn campaign to the doorstep of some of the most influential powerbrokers in town on Thursday night.