Tag: REBNY

REBNY President on Resuming Construction During Pandemic: ‘I think we will be in a good place in the near future.’
Building Trades, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York, Retail, topslot

REBNY President on Resuming Construction During Pandemic: ‘I think we will be in a good place in the near future.’

New York City is looking at a possible June 8th reopening of the Big Apple and a reopening of non-essential construction projects in the coming days and weeks that were previously put on hold.  “New Yorkers have worked so hard for this progress, but we must remain vigilant in this fight. I know we are…

Blame Corey: Johnson Jeered for Sitting on Small Business Jobs Survival Act as NYC Shops Go Bust
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Blame Corey: Johnson Jeered for Sitting on Small Business Jobs Survival Act as NYC Shops Go Bust

NEW YORK, N.Y.—About 20 small-business activists marched on City Council Speaker Corey Johnson’s Chelsea district office Oct. 24, lambasting his failure to enact legislation to protect local businesses from rent increases.  The Council held a hearing on the bill, the Small Business Jobs Survival Act (SBJSA), just over a year ago, in October 2018, but…

The Latest Buzz: Tools & Tiaras; REBNY Backlash; Drama Desk Awards; And Sarah Jaffe, Too!
Blue Collar Buzz, Building Trades, Entertainment, Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National

The Latest Buzz: Tools & Tiaras; REBNY Backlash; Drama Desk Awards; And Sarah Jaffe, Too!

New York, NY – On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz Lena Melendez of the group Dominicans in Defense of Businesses and Housing talks about how the Real Estate Board of NY [REBNY] is driving up rents and hurting communities; Drama Desk Awards President Charles Wright and BroadwayWorld.com’s Richard Ridge talk about theater in NYC…