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The Tina Turner Musical
Entertainment, Features, New York

The Tina Turner Musical

The life and times of Tina Turner is engaging and foot-stomping and hands clapping musical which keeps the audience engaged.  Adrienne Warren the star of Tina-The Tina Turner Musical has the booming voice, charisma and incredible dance moves which rocks the house. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd and written Katori Hall with Frank Ketelaar and  Kees…

AFL-CIO HIT Invests $52 Million in Bronx Betances Senior Apartments
Environment and Energy, Features, Finance, Health and Safety, New York

AFL-CIO HIT Invests $52 Million in Bronx Betances Senior Apartments

Bronx, New York –  The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) is helping to finance the $98 million new construction of the Betances Senior development in the Bronx, NY.  The eight-story project will create 152 new units of housing exclusively reserved for seniors with incomes up to 50% of the Area Median Income. There is no…

Laborers Protest ‘Leaning Tower of New York’
Building Trades, headline, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York

Laborers Protest ‘Leaning Tower of New York’

NEW YORK, N.Y.—“This looks like the Leaning Tower of New York,” says Joe Scopo, head organizer of District Council 16 of the Cement and Concrete Workers, as about a dozen Laborers Union members and supporters rallied outside a condominium building under construction in Manhattan Nov. 13.  The 13-story structure at Sixth Avenue and 14th Street is…

Hoops And Hope: Trade Unionists Hold Basketball Tourney on S.I. to Benefit Courageous Kids
Building Trades, Features, Health and Safety, New York, topslot

Hoops And Hope: Trade Unionists Hold Basketball Tourney on S.I. to Benefit Courageous Kids

Staten Island, NY – This past Sunday, rank and file members from the Cement and Concrete Workers District Council and the Laborers-Employers Cooperation and Education Trust [LECET] hit the hardwood on Staten Island to help a bunch of Metropolitan Area kids in the fight of their lives.  The afternoon of charitable basketball at the Lucille…

Labor Activist Wins Primary Election for White Plains Common Council
Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

Labor Activist Wins Primary Election for White Plains Common Council

Reprinted aflcio.org Jenn Puja (IUOE), a labor activist and organizer, won her primary race for White Plains Common Council in New York this week. Puja, along with two other labor-endorsed candidates, advanced to the general election in November. Puja received strong labor backing, including from Operating Engineers (IUOE) General President James T. Callahan, and thanked all…

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