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Broadway Salutes Its Own November 13th
Entertainment, Events, New York

Broadway Salutes Its Own November 13th

NEW YORK, NY – The tenth annual Broadway Salutes ceremony will take place on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Sardi’s Restaurant,. The event is presented by The Broadway League and The Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds (COBUG). This year’s host is six-time Tony Award nominee Danny Burstein. In this industry-wide reception, theatre professionals will…

JFK Upgrade Moves Forward with Union Labor
Features, Finance, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York, Transportation

JFK Upgrade Moves Forward with Union Labor

NEW YORK, NY – The $13 billion plan to upgrade New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport using mostly non-government funds and union labor is a model for the country.  Of the $13 billion, $12 billion will come from private funding, including Ullico Inc., the Carlyle Group and JLC Infrastructure. Gary Labarbera, president of the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater…

Dangerous Conditions at Amazon Worksites
Features, Finance, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York

Dangerous Conditions at Amazon Worksites

NEW YORK, NY – The retail giant Amazon must address unsafe conditions in many of their worksites. In April 2018, Amazon was titled a “Dirty Dozen” company in a landmark National Council for Occupational Safety and Health report.  Seven employees have died while working in Amazon facilities since 2013. “Amazon workers desperately need a real pay increase,”…

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