Construction Trades Council

  • Columns

    December 22, 2009

    New York's Community-Labor Divide

    A nasty split as the Council finally bucks the mayor

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    Top City Labor Leader Agrees to Stay Clear of Teamsters

    ​One of the city's most powerful union leaders has agreed to a divorce settlement with his own union in a deal to settle charges that he gave preferential treatment to an employer. Gary La Barbera, the current president of the city's Building and Construction Trades Council and a top sup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Ratner Projects Among Beneficiaries of Union-Management "Compact"

    The Building and Construction Trades Council, representing unions, and the Building Trades Employers' Association, representing contractors, say they've formed a "historic compact" on 12 New York building projects that will save between 16 and 21 percent on labor costs. Under the Obamaish-named "Eco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2007

    Congestion Pricing Panel Named

    According to a press release from Mayor Bloomberg's office, the 17-member congestion pricing panel —3 appointees each from Bloomberg, Governor Spitzer, the City Council, Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, and one each from the Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith a ... More >>

  • News

    November 1, 2005

    Grand Theft Jobs

    Millions are missing at a powerful union-backed worker-training group

  • News

    October 11, 2005

    The Perpetual Apprentice

    Bloomberg and Ferrer push yet more training for minority joblessness

  • News

    July 6, 2004

    GOP's Forgetful Convert

    New republican state senator Olga Mendez quit more than just the democratic party

  • News

    November 27, 2001

    Cleaning Up at Ground Zero

    A Billion-Dollar Award Looms for GOP Ally

  • News

    June 12, 2001

    Dark Angels of a Bogus Catholic Museum

    Felons, Wiseguys & Usual Suspects Back a Bizarre Charity

  • News

    June 5, 2001

    Beauty and the Big Shots

    The Sexcapades and Politics Behind New York’s Bogus Catholic Museum