New York Open-shop Trade Groups Merge The state’s largest non-union construction trade organization has expanded after absorbing another trade group. The Empire State Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is merging with the New York Construction Alliance (NYCA), according to an ABC statement. NYCA’s leadership will join the Empire State Chapter’s Regional Leadership Committee…Read More
Major Open Shop Construction Industry Merger in New York State￼ Open shop industry will now speak with one voice: ABC absorbs NYCA Today, the Empire State Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and the New York Construction Alliance (NYCA) announced that the organizations have completed a major move that will resonate throughout New York…Read More
From The New York City Department of Buildings Recently New York City has tragically lost two workers while another was injured. As a response to these incidents the Department will be proactively sweeping construction sites throughout the city to ensure the safety of the sites and the workers. As merit shop contractors, the safety of…Read More
The critical project for renovations and additions to the Green Street firehouse will provide hundreds of construction jobs to the region. That’s the good news.
The bad news? The Mount Kisco Village Board is making this taxpayer-funded project significantly more expensive by mandating a Project Labor Agreement (PLA).
The new partnership will consolidate the open shop community into a more cohesive, organized and influential voice while expanding safety and craft training opportunities for workers.Read More
A federal court judge issued a preliminary injunction against the Town of Oyster Bay’s apprenticeship law, paving the way for non-union contractors to once again work on large construction projects in the town.Read More