New York, NY – Interfaith leaders and worker advocates rallying outside the Real Estate Board of New York’s 123rd Annual Banquet in Midtown Manhattan, Thursday night, held a moment of silence for exploited construction workers who continue to be consumed on the blood-smeared altar of overdevelopment.
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, N.Y.—A State Supreme Court judge extended an injunction Jan. 17 against the state’s congestion-pricing surcharge on taxis and for-hire vehicles, preventing it from going into effect for another two weeks.
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.
Your vision is essential. Studies say that up to 80% of information is received through sight. That means whenever you’re using your phone, driving, or doing a task at work, your vision plays a major role. In fact, poor vision can reduce accuracy in the workplace by almost half, so it’s important to keep your…
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 — The NYC ferry system continues to expand and now provides services in all five boroughs. Two new routes that will run from Staten Island and Coney Island have been added. Routes have been modified to include stops in the Bronx and Brooklyn. A new ferry stop in the Throggs Neck/Ferry Point Park…
Washington DC – While T-Mobile and Sprint’s proposed merger is under review by the FCC and DOJ – opposition continues to mount. The Communication Workers of America have argued that the merger will eliminate around 30,000 jobs. According to CWA, its also expected that for the great majority of rural Americans, the level of coverage…
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to bring the estimated 600,000 New Yorkers without health insurance into the city’s public health-care system has won praise from two unions—one representing city hospital workers, the other workers with low and often inconsistent incomes.