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A Decade After It Acknowledged its Role in FDNY Deaths and Injuries at the Deutsche Bank Building, Bovis Denies Responsibility
Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York

A Decade After It Acknowledged its Role in FDNY Deaths and Injuries at the Deutsche Bank Building, Bovis Denies Responsibility

More than 10 years have passed since two firefighters perished on the 14th and 15th floors of the Deutsche Bank building. Trapped in the maze like upper floors of the building by impenetrable barriers that sealed off the interior stairways, they died waiting for water that was never going to come.

Construction Skills To Hold 8th Annual Awards Reception
Building Trades, Features, Municipal Government, New York

Construction Skills To Hold 8th Annual Awards Reception

New York, NY – On Wednesday, September 28th, the 2017 Building Futures Awards Reception will be held at the New York Hilton Hotel in Midtown, on behalf of the Edward J. Malloy Initiative for Construction Skills. The event’s purpose is “honoring the unionized construction industry’s commitment to opportunity and diversity in New York City.”

MagnaCare Hosts Forum on Labor Benefits
Features, Health and Safety, New York

MagnaCare Hosts Forum on Labor Benefits

MagnaCare, a leader in self-insurance and healthcare services, hosted a “Labor Appreciation Lunch & Learn” forum on Wednesday, September 14th, at the Rainbow Room at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. The program agenda featured speakers Simeon Schindelman, CEO, MagnaCare, and Mario Cilento, President, New York State AFL-CIO, and two panel discussions.

Immigration, State Constitution Intensify Labor Day Parade
Building Trades, Entertainment, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York, Retail, Transportation

Immigration, State Constitution Intensify Labor Day Parade

New York, N.Y.—The thousands of union workers marching up Fifth Avenue for the city’s annual Labor Day parade Sept. 9 had a special urgency this year: The Trump administration’s anti-labor policies, the increasing deportations of immigrant workers, and the potential threat to pensions and prevailing-wage laws from a state constitutional convention.

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