New York, NY – A new GoFundMe page aimed at aiding Ironworkers who choose to sacrifice a day’s pay rather than cross a union picket line, awarded its first donation to a hardhat outside 50 Hudson Yards on Wednesday morning, February 27, LaborPress has learned.
New York, NY – Besieged Queens residents suffering with rampant rodents, shoddy renovations and tenant harassment at their Marine Terrace apartment complex in Astoria are hopeful a new alliance with the Building Trades’ #CountMeIn campaign will finally help put an end to the troubles they’ve been complaining about since Related Cos. bought the place in 2016.
New York, NY – When Queens residents allied with the Building Trades #CountMeIn campaign complain about Charter/Spectrum’s dangerously shoddy cable TV and phone service, they sound a lot like striking IBEW Local 3 workers who say, yes, service is poor — and has only gotten worse as their nearly two-year-old strike against the wealthy corp….
New York, NY – On Saturday, November 24, I was on Franklin D. Roosevelt Avenue in Paris, France amidst burning blockades, acrid smoke and increasingly ominous explosions as the second week of that country’s “Yellow Vest” protests against rising fuel prices and other assaults on the working class gripped the nation…
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 – 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, 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.
New York, NY – “Shame on you for killing the American Dream.” Trade unionists fighting the spread of so-called “open shop” development throughout New York City brought the #CountMeIn campaign to the doorstep of some of the most influential powerbrokers in town on Thursday night.