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Skanska temporarily halted construction at LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B and Moynihan Train Hall due to workers with Covid-19 (Credit: LaGuardia B and Anuja Shakya)

Two construction sites shut down as workers get Covid-19

Construction has been temporarily halted at two major infrastructure projects, including part of the multibillion-dollar overhaul of LaGuardia Airport,...

Two construction sites shut down as workers get Covid-19
BCTC's Gary LabBarbera and REBNY's Jim Whelan

REBNY, Building Trades join forces on development, policy

The Real Estate Board of New York and the Building and Construction Trades Council, two groups that have historically...

REBNY, Building Trades join forces on development, policy
Gary LaBarbera and the Fordham Landing site (Credit: Google Maps)

Ambitious Bronx project gains powerful union ally

A breathtakingly ambitious Bronx project now has Gary LaBarbera in its corner. The president of the Building and Construction...

Ambitious Bronx project gains powerful union ally
From left: Harry Bronson, New York City Building Construction Trades Council president Gary LaBarbera and New York State Building Construction Trades Council president James Cahill (Credit: Facebook and Wikipedia)

Prevailing wage didn’t happen. The new rent law may be to blame

After the ink dried from the newly changed rent laws, state officials turned to address another key issue looming...

Prevailing wage didn’t happen. The new rent law may be to blame
Related and Gary LaBarbera reach agreement over Hudson Yards

Related and Gary LaBarbera reach agreement over Hudson Yards

After more than a year of fighting, the Building Construction Trades Council and Related Companies have agreed to peace....

Related and Gary LaBarbera reach agreement over Hudson Yards
After a year of fighting at Hudson Yards, Related and the unions are talking again

After a year of fighting at Hudson Yards, Related and the unions are talking again

After more than a year of mudslinging and name-calling, it seems Related Companies and the Building and Construction Trades...

After a year of fighting at Hudson Yards, Related and the unions are talking again
Tishman Speyer will use some nonunion labor at its Hudson Yards project

Tishman Speyer will use some nonunion labor at its Hudson Yards project

Like its developer rival the Related Companies, Tishman Speyer won’t be going entirely union for its ambitious Hudson Yards...

Tishman Speyer will use some nonunion labor at its Hudson Yards project
Related says LaBarbera is lying about  50 Hudson Yards

Related says LaBarbera is lying about
50 Hudson Yards

The fight between New York’s construction unions and developer Related Companies is morphing into an information war. The head...

Related says LaBarbera is lying about
50 Hudson Yards
Credit: Mike Hellstrom

Hundreds of protesters call on NFL to boot Related’s Steve Ross from committee

After briefly blocking traffic on Park Avenue, 37 protesters wearing T-shirts saying “Step down Steve Ross” were arrested on...

Hundreds of protesters call on NFL to boot Related’s Steve Ross from committee
WATCH: Union and nonunion ​shops continue to fight for elbow room

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

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

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