Building Trades

Building Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program for Yonkers Residents
Building Trades, Education, Features, Law and Politics, New York

Building Trades Pre-Apprenticeship Program for Yonkers Residents

YONKERS, NY – Over 100 Yonkers residents turned out on July 28th to learn about a building trades pre-apprenticeship program. The project was launched by the Yonkers Industrial Development Agency and the Building and Construction Trades Council of Westchester and Putnam Counties. Other partners in this important project include the two counties and New York…

A Labor-Management Response To Intro. 157…
Building Trades, Features, New York, Transportation

A Labor-Management Response To Intro. 157…

Editor’s Note: This is an op-ed from Mike Hellstom, secretary treasurer, Laborers Local 108 and Ron Bergamini, CEO, Action Carting Environmental Services. Unions have been in the news lately.  The US Supreme Court’s recent decision in Janus v. AFSCME holding that public sector employees can benefit from union representation without paying dues has garnered much commentary. …

NYC Issues Default Notice Against Charter/Spectrum; Begins New Franchise Agreement Audit
Building Trades, Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York, Retail

NYC Issues Default Notice Against Charter/Spectrum; Begins New Franchise Agreement Audit

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to include the New York State Public Service Commission’s decision to revoke its approval of the 2016 merger between Charter Communications, Inc. and Time Warner Cable, Inc., as well as comments from DoITT. New York, NY – The agency overseeing IT and telecommunications services throughout the City of New…

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