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,…
New York, NY – Interfaith leaders and worker advocates rallying outside the Real Estate Board of New York’s 123rd Annual Banquet in Midtown Manhattan, recently, held a moment of silence for exploited construction workers who continue to be consumed on the blood-smeared altar of overdevelopment.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Tools and Tiaras’ Web site features a video of girls in a London elementary school drawing firefighters, surgeons, and pilots as almost exclusively male—and then being presented with women in those jobs.
New York, NY – The 42nd annual National Labor and Management Conference will be held from February 14 – 19 in Hollywood, Florida, bringing together hundreds of leaders in the fields of health care, labor law, banking and insurance, and labor among others.
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…
New York, NY – Matthew Aracich, the newly-elected president of the Building and Construction Trades Council of Nassau and Suffolk Counties, representing 37 Affiliates, and the former business manager of Heat and Frost Insulators Local 12, has been elected to the United Way Board of Directors in Long Island.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—“Amazon must be broken up,” Sharan Burrow, the Australian general secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation, told a Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union forum on the digital economy and the future of work Jan. 16.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Wind-power farms are emerging as a source of both renewable energy and union construction jobs in New York State. But building-trades locals could miss out on a lot of work if the state doesn’t create a port facility where the components for offshore wind farms can be constructed.
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.