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32BJ SEIU president Kyle Bragg (Credit: 32BJ SEIU)

Kyle Bragg will take over as 32BJ SEIU president

Executive Vice President Kyle Bragg will take over as president of 32BJ SEIU following the death of its president...

A New York City project could receive as much as $1 million in subsidies without requiring a prevailing wage (Credit: iStock)

The state is still moving on prevailing wage legislation, but the definition might not be as broad

Legislators in Albany may narrow the scope of a bill that would define which public works projects require higher wages. A new bill under...

All in the family? New suit claims carpenters union fired laborer for filing safety complaint’s against prez’s brother

All in the family? New suit claims carpenters union fired laborer for filing safety complaint’s against prez’s brother

A former labor organizer with the New York City District Council of Carpenters claims he was fired as payback for identifying safety issues at...

Here’s the latest in the unions’ fight against Related’s Stephen Ross

Here’s the latest in the unions’ fight against Related’s Stephen Ross

The union fight against Related Companies is escalating. Union organizers parked a billboard outside the company’s Columbus Circle headquarters,...

One of the city’s biggest concrete contractors, Navillus, saves itself from bankruptcy

One of the city’s biggest concrete contractors, Navillus, saves itself from bankruptcy

Navillus, one of the city’s most active concrete contractors, has reached an agreement with the unions to toss a $76 million judgment against the...

The state of the (construction) union

The state of the
(construction) union

To hire union or to go open shop, that is the question — at least for many developers. While that has long been a loaded question, it’s never been more fraught with political ramifications and...

Carpenters’ union inches toward independence, but members say monitor ignored problems

Carpenters’ union inches toward independence, but members say monitor ignored problems

It’s been nearly a decade since several members and leaders of the city’s carpenters’ union were last indicted on...

“There is no beef”: Contractor group says nonunion org lacks enough clout to represent NYC labor

“There is no beef”: Contractor group says nonunion org lacks enough clout to represent NYC labor

A Manhattan-based contractor group is taking aim at a nonunion organization, claiming it doesn’t have enough clout to be the voice of open shop...

Construction pros talk tension between union, nonunion labor at TRD forum

Construction pros talk tension between union, nonunion labor at TRD forum

Although nonunion labor continues to encroach on the New York market, the fight between unions and Related Companies at...

Cuomo joins rally as battle between Related and unions heats up

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...

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