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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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cuomo joins rally as battle between Related and unions heats up

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday lent his support to a union rally against Related Companies — though he stopped...

This time it’s personal: LaBarbera says nonunion group’s opposition to construction safety bill is “hypocritical”

The Building and Construction Trades Council is ramping up its attacks on a nonunion group that it says isn’t very active in New York...

LaBarbera: “Lou Coletti never saw a microphone that he didn’t like”

Union boss Gary LaBarbera fired back at Lou Coletti on Friday, saying the Building Trades Employers’ Association’s president exaggerated...

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