New York, NY – You’re wrong. That’s the message thousands of trade unionists marching up 6th Avenue on Tuesday brought to Related Cos. head honcho Stephen Ross’ doorstep at 10 Columbus Circle.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—“You know why the Indian rain dance works?” CountMeIn organizer Bernard Callegari asked the crowd at 50th Street and Sixth Avenue. “Because they don’t stop dancing until it rains.”
NEW YORK, N.Y.—With the City Council holding its first hearing in nine years on legislation to restrain rent increases on small businesses, two of the city’s main labor unions have quietly come out against the measure, the Small Business Jobs Survival Act.
IBEW Local 3 Official Blasts Charter’s Stock Buybacks; Vows To Keep Fighting Attacks On Pension, Medical Plans
New York, NY – Unhappy customers, lawsuits, notices of default, orders to get out of the state — telecommunications giant Charter/Spectrum could have avoided it all, according to IBEW Local 3 Assistant Business Manger Lance Van Arsdale, if only the corporation would have invested in its workforce and infrastructure instead of blowing billions of dollars…
New York, NY – A year of taking to the streets and protesting unchecked corporate greed in NYC’s Real Estate Industry has sparked renewed interest in a call President Franklin Delano Roosevelt made almost 75 years ago.
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.