Tag: Broken Shop

NYC Trade Unionists to de Blasio: We’re Fed Up with the Race to the Bottom
Building Trades, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York, topslot

NYC Trade Unionists to de Blasio: We’re Fed Up with the Race to the Bottom

New York, NY – The de Blasio administration is insisting that New York City remains a “union town” despite the prevalence of irresponsible nonunion contractors ripping off millions from workers and putting their lives at risk.  “New York City is a union town and will continue to fight to all uplift workers, both union and…

Trade Unionists Block Midtown Traffic In Fight For Middle Class Wages & Benefits
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Trade Unionists Block Midtown Traffic In Fight For Middle Class Wages & Benefits

New York, NY – Members of District Council 16 of the Cement and Concrete Workers and allied supporters briefly shutdown midtown traffic this week, in an ongoing protest against so-called “open shop” development.  Angry trade unionists fed up with the race to the bottom that so-called “open shop” development creates — broke off their noisy…

Let’s Fix What’s Broken
Building Trades, Features, National, New York

Let’s Fix What’s Broken

All of us have heard, and probably used at some time in our lives, the old expression: “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” There is no doubt, that as conventional wisdom, that maxim has stood the test of time. I would submit that the converse is equally true. If it is broken, by all…