Building Trades

Inside The Pre-Apprenticeship Program That’s Poised To Transform Lives In LIC
Building Trades, Education, Features, headline, New York

Inside The Pre-Apprenticeship Program That’s Poised To Transform Lives In LIC

Editor’s Note: This is Part One of a series looking at ongoing efforts to launch a new pre-apprenticeship program based in Queensbridge, Long Island City.  New York, NY – Ask 696 Build Queensbridge Founder and Director K. Bain what’s the biggest threat facing kids today, growing up in the often dangerous Long Island City community,…

Of Course, King Would Have Confronted Trump – And The System That Produced Him
Building Trades, Education, Entertainment, Features, Law and Politics, National, Transportation

Of Course, King Would Have Confronted Trump – And The System That Produced Him

New York, NY – It’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the 31st day of the government shutdown that has robbed 800,000 working Americans of their jobs — how easy it is to revile Donald J. Trump for his relentless attack on American workers, their families and so much else — but what about the…

#CountMeIn Campaign Teams Up With Related Tenants To Fix Housing Woes
Building Trades, Features, Law and Politics, New York

#CountMeIn Campaign Teams Up With Related Tenants To Fix Housing Woes

New York, NY – Besieged Queens residents suffering with rampant rodents, shoddy renovations and tenant harassment at their Marine Terrace apartment complex in Astoria are hopeful a new alliance with the Building Trades’ #CountMeIn campaign will finally help put an end to the troubles they’ve been complaining about since Related Cos. bought the place in 2016.

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