21Apr 2015

LABORERS DEMAND TRUE PROCUREMENT REFORM FOR DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING PRESERVATION & DEVELOPMENT Contact: Richard Weiss 917-560-0046 In testimony, today, before the New York City Council Joint Committee of Housing & Building and Contracts the leadership of the Mason Tenders District Council of the Laborers International Union of North America, called on the City Council to […]

15Apr 2015

Laborers Local 78 & 79 showed up big in Brooklyn, NY to show solidarity with the ‪#‎FightFor15‬ movement. They took the streets marching from a McDonald’s to a non-union JDS construcion site showing our struggles are connected.

04Apr 2015

Laborers and community members joined forces to protest outside of JDS Development today calling for good union jobs and safe worksites. Construction workers from all trades then marched to a nearby McDonalds in solidarity with the #‎FightFor15 campaign demanding a fair wage and union rights for all workers.

27Mar 2015

PATRICK J. PURCELL, JR., EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR GREATER NEW YORK LABORERS-EMPLOYERS EDUCATION & COOPERATION TRUST, GNY LECET ON THE CHANGE IN LEADERSHIP AT THE NYC ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION Contact: Richard Weiss 917-560-0046 “The New York City Economic Development Corporation is one of the principle economic engines that generate growth, development, jobs and prosperity in New York […]

06Mar 2015

Local 79 members braved the snowstorm to join with CASA (Community Action for Safe Apartments) in the Bronx last night. Standing with community leaders we need to make sure our voices are heard on the Jerome Avenue corridor rezoning!

24Feb 2015

LIUNA members protest outside a NYSAFAH event in Albany, NY. Join the growing number of New Yorkers calling for real HPD reform. Sign you name telling NYSAFAH to clean up their act! www.cleanupnysafah.org    

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