Building Trades

Developer Earns ‘A Big, Fat ‘F’
Building Trades

Developer Earns ‘A Big, Fat ‘F’

February 7, 2013 By Joe Maniscalco and Marc Bussanich Build Up NYC, a broad coalition of 250,000 private sector workers in the building trades and their affiliates, issued its first “developer report card” outside the grounds of City Hall on February 6. Read more and watch video

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Cuomo’s Hurricane Rx Makes Labor and Grassroots Groups Sick

January 8, 2013 By Joe Maniscalco The special commission charged with helping to map out New York State's response to Hurricane Sandy's horrific devastation has submitted its recommendations. But some grassroots organizations and organized labor groups are not happy with the results, saying that the communities hardest hit by Sandy are being "woefully" underrepresented.

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NYC Construction Outlook

NYC Construction Outlook December 3, 2012 Around Town By Neal Tepel The number of stalled construction sites throughout New York City rose by 17 percent between February and November of 2012. This rapid increase in stalled projects has erased virtually all of the progress made in the prior 15 months, according to a New York…

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What Gives? Number of Stalled Construction Projects Grows

What Gives? Number of Stalled Construction Projects Grows November 30, 2012 By Joe Maniscalco The number of stalled construction projects located throughout New York City representing scores of potential union jobs has jumped almost 20 percent in the last year, according to a new report by the New York City Building Congress.

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