WATCH: Union and nonunion ​shops continue to fight for elbow room

New York /
May.May 18, 2018 07:00 AM

As nonunion construction firms continue to gobble up market share, some trades are taking steps to be more competitive.

At the The Real Deal‘s 11th annual New York Showcase, a panel of construction and real estate professionals discussed how some trades are making work-rule and wage changes in order to keep pace with their nonunion counterparts. For some, though, these changes aren’t happening fast enough, as nonunion companies increasingly gain ground in new sectors like high-rise office construction.

The panel featured Gary LaBarbera, president of the Building and Construction Trade Council of Greater New York; Lou Coletti, president of the Building Trades Employers’ Association; Jay Badame, head of AECOM Tishman; and John Banks, president of the Real Estate Board of New York.

Watch the full panel discussion above.


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
What will proptech look like in 2019 and beyond?
What will proptech look like in 2019 and beyond?
What will proptech look like in 2019 and beyond?
The Observation Deck at Hudson Yards (Credit: Adam Pogoff)
Views from 1,100 feet: A tour of Related’s “the edge,” the tallest outdoor observation deck in the Western Hemisphere
Views from 1,100 feet: A tour of Related’s “the edge,” the tallest outdoor observation deck in the Western Hemisphere
John Banks
High expectations: A look at John Banks’ 4 years at REBNY
High expectations: A look at John Banks’ 4 years at REBNY
U.S. District Court Judge Dabney Friedrich (Senate/Chris Coons, iStock)
Judge strikes down federal eviction ban
Judge strikes down federal eviction ban
Sen. Brian Kavanagh and RSA President Joe Strasburg (Getty, Strasburg via Jeffersons Siegel)
Rent relief hinges on dwindling goodwill
Rent relief hinges on dwindling goodwill
The Howard Hughes Corporation CEO David O'Reilly (LinkedIn via David O'Reilly)
Howard Hughes’ (slightly less) big Seaport project approved
Howard Hughes’ (slightly less) big Seaport project approved
A judge declined to issue a temporary restraining order blocking the Soho rezoning. (Getty)
Judge declines to block Soho rezoning; proposal remains on hold
Judge declines to block Soho rezoning; proposal remains on hold
Cuomo also announced today that the city’s subway system will resume 24-hour service May 17 for the first time in a year. (Getty)
NY to lift Covid capacity restrictions May 19
NY to lift Covid capacity restrictions May 19
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...