Building Trades

Construction Skills To Hold 8th Annual Awards Reception
Building Trades, Features, Municipal Government, New York

Construction Skills To Hold 8th Annual Awards Reception

New York, NY – On Wednesday, September 28th, the 2017 Building Futures Awards Reception will be held at the New York Hilton Hotel in Midtown, on behalf of the Edward J. Malloy Initiative for Construction Skills. The event’s purpose is “honoring the unionized construction industry’s commitment to opportunity and diversity in New York City.”

Immigration, State Constitution Intensify Labor Day Parade
Building Trades, Entertainment, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York, Retail, Transportation

Immigration, State Constitution Intensify Labor Day Parade

New York, N.Y.—The thousands of union workers marching up Fifth Avenue for the city’s annual Labor Day parade Sept. 9 had a special urgency this year: The Trump administration’s anti-labor policies, the increasing deportations of immigrant workers, and the potential threat to pensions and prevailing-wage laws from a state constitutional convention.

American Workers Discriminated Under Federal Program
Building Trades, National, New York

American Workers Discriminated Under Federal Program

Washington, DC – In an effort to control the practice of companies in the USA hiring non-Americans under the H-2B program, the Department of Justice is now reviewing this practice. Utilizing H-2 regulations, hundreds of thousands of foreign workers have replaced Americans in jobs across the USA. This anti-American hiring practice is particularly affecting the building…

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