New York, NY – This week, thousands of trade unionists flood East 23rd Street in support of IBEW Local 3 workers and their more than 20-month strike against Cable-TV titan Charter/Spectrum — but the Building Trades’ ongoing battle against another corporate behemoth threatening good middle class jobs on the West Side of Manhattan got lots…
New York, NY – Striking Charter/Spectrum workers, on Monday, resumed their Governor Cuomo-backed boycott of NY1 and other corporate-run cable-TV channels following the breakdown of negotiations that could have finally ended IBEW Local 3’s nearly two-year standoff with the multi-billion-dollar telecom giant.
New York, NY – Don’t worry trade unionists fearing the demise of good middle class construction jobs that support families and allow for a dignified retirement — the money men and women behind the mammoth game-changing Hudson Yards development on Manhattan’s West Side have your back.
New York, NY – The Building Trades’ #CountMeIn campaign against so-called “open shop” development seized the national stage on Thursday night, holding a surprise demonstration during a live broadcast of Fox NFL Thursday Night Football on West 48th Street.
New York, NY – Whether it’s Related Cos.’ push for more nonunion building at Hudson Yards, at lower wages and benefits, or Charter Communications’ refusal to settle a 19-month-old strike with workers over lost pensions and healthcare packages — the corporate class’ campaign to further squeeze working families dry in this town couldn’t be any…
New York, NY – You’re wrong. That’s the message thousands of trade unionists marching up 6th Avenue on Tuesday brought to Related Cos. head honcho Stephen Ross’ doorstep at 10 Columbus Circle.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—“You know why the Indian rain dance works?” CountMeIn organizer Bernard Callegari asked the crowd at 50th Street and Sixth Avenue. “Because they don’t stop dancing until it rains.”
New York, NY – A year of taking to the streets and protesting unchecked corporate greed in NYC’s Real Estate Industry has sparked renewed interest in a call President Franklin Delano Roosevelt made almost 75 years ago.
New York, NY – This past week, New City Council Speaker Corey Johnson strongly threw his support behind the Building Trades’ #CountMeIn campaign against so-called “open shop” development — but how much help can union hardhats truly expect to get given the predominance of Real Estate Industry money in New York City politics?
New York, NY — Related Cos. — the multibillion-dollar development group behind the sprawling Hudson Yards construction project on Manhattan’s West Side is bristling over the introduction of a New York City Council resolution in support of the Building Trades’ #CountMeIn campaign.