Building Trades

Utica Veterans Housing Project Underway
Building Trades, Features, New York

Utica Veterans Housing Project Underway

A $3.2 million Central New York Veterans Outreach Housing Project in Utica is new under construction.  Once complete, the project will provide 17 units of supportive housing for homeless veterans. The housing project is part of the second phase of the Governor’s $20 billion five-year plan to create or preserve more than 110,000 affordable and 6,000…

NYS Governor Involved in IBEW-Spectrum Dispute
Building Trades, Features, New York

NYS Governor Involved in IBEW-Spectrum Dispute

NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo has stepped into the line of fire in a six month labor dispute between IBEW Local 3 and Charter Communications/Spectrum. The workers, who are members of IBEW Local 3, were formerly employed by Time Warner Cable before the purchase by Charter, and have been working under an expired agreement.  Governor Andrew…

Striking IBEW Local 3 Members Battle the Blues; Get Support From Union Brothers & Sisters
Building Trades, Entertainment, Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National, New York, Retail

Striking IBEW Local 3 Members Battle the Blues; Get Support From Union Brothers & Sisters

Brooklyn, NY – Six months spent striking against Charter Spectrum’s efforts to cut vital healthcare coverage and pension benefits has left employees of the telecommunication giant battling the blues and scrambling to make ends meet — but determined trade unionists marching over the Brooklyn Bridge this week, say they will continue the fight for a…

Make ‘Safety’ The Buzz Word At Your Job
Blue Collar Buzz, Building Trades, Entertainment, Features, Health and Safety, National, New York

Make ‘Safety’ The Buzz Word At Your Job

New York, NY – Worker safety was on the top of the agenda during Sunday night’s 9 o’clock episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz on AM970.  And wether suffering the lasting effects of 9/11-related respiratory diseases, or languishing under short-staffing conditions inside our vital courthouses — workers today, across all sectors, need advocates dedicated to safeguarding…

1 2 3 4 5 65