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De Blasio, construction unions close to a deal on extra training requirements: report

De Blasio, construction unions close to a deal on extra training requirements: report

Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city’s construction union leaders are nearing a deal on worker-training requirements, a program...

De Blasio, construction unions close to a deal on extra training requirements: report
Construction worker’s death at Times Square site was “completely preventable,” DOB commissioner says

Construction worker’s death at Times Square site was “completely preventable,” DOB commissioner says

A construction worker died Wednesday after plunging 18 feet from a job site at 1604 Broadway in Times Square, which will soon be the...

Construction worker’s death at Times Square site was “completely preventable,” DOB commissioner says
Harlem contractor settles after accusations of bilking workers

Harlem contractor settles after accusations of bilking workers

A construction company that allegedly shortchanged workers at a Harlem affordable housing project paid $189,000 to settle charges brought...

Harlem contractor settles after accusations of bilking workers
De Blasio sides against construction unions over mandatory training proposal

De Blasio sides against construction unions over mandatory training proposal

Mayor Bill de Blasio refused to back mandatory apprenticeship programs for construction workers on Monday, siding against a proposal...

De Blasio sides against construction unions over mandatory training proposal
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Ex-Chinese diplomats accused of coercing laborers into construction work

Two former Chinese diplomats brought workers to the U.S. from China, seized their passports and forced them to work...

Ex-Chinese diplomats accused of coercing laborers into construction work
Restoration Hardware subcontractors to face manslaughter charges in worker’s death

Restoration Hardware subcontractors to face manslaughter charges in worker’s death

The fallout from a young construction worker’s death last year at the Restoration Hardware site in Meatpacking District continues, with...

Restoration Hardware subcontractors to face manslaughter charges in worker’s death
Contractors shorted workers $1M on NYCHA project: DA

Contractors shorted workers $1M on NYCHA project: DA

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson indicted three men — a contractor, subcontractor and a foreman — for allegedly stealing...

Contractors shorted workers $1M on NYCHA project: DA
Construction workers exposed to chemical fumes at Hotel Riu site in Midtown

Construction workers exposed to chemical fumes at Hotel Riu site in Midtown

Three construction workers were injured Wednesday at a Midtown job site after being exposed to chemical fumes, with one...

Construction workers exposed to chemical fumes at Hotel Riu site in Midtown
Four workers rescued after Inwood scaffolding collapse

Four workers rescued after Inwood scaffolding collapse

After scaffolding collapsed at a six-story apartment building in Inwood, four construction workers were left dangling. The workers, who...

Four workers rescued after Inwood scaffolding collapse
City raiding job sites in search of fake safety certifications

City raiding job sites in search of fake safety certifications

With construction-related work deaths on the rise, city investigators are discreetly appearing at job sites and arresting workers with fake...

City raiding job sites in search of fake safety certifications
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