Tag: Cement and Concrete Workers District Council

‘Take it Back!’ Trade Unionists & Nonunion Workers United in Ongoing Fight Against Wage Theft
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‘Take it Back!’ Trade Unionists & Nonunion Workers United in Ongoing Fight Against Wage Theft

New York, NY – The last time trade unionists and nonunion workers teamed up in November to demand one of the largest construction management companies in the city cough up $70,000 in unpaid wages — the company cooly thumbed its nose at protesters and barred elected officials from entering its Seventh Avenue offices. But that…

High-Powered Construction Outfit Shuts Out NYC Council Members Advocating for Cheated Workers
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High-Powered Construction Outfit Shuts Out NYC Council Members Advocating for Cheated Workers

New York, NY – Members of the New York City Council hoping, on Tuesday, November 19, to deliver New Line Structures with a $70,000 invoice in the name of a group of unpaid workers, never got passed the guards dispatched to keep the elected officials far away from the construction management company’s Seventh Avenue offices. …

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

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