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Reminder: legislation to expand prevailing wage would harm workers of color and MWBE contractors

As the legislative session enters its final days, serious concerns remain regarding legislation to redefine public works and expand prevailing wage mandates in New York’s construction industry. Recent closed-door negotiations over the bill have not addressed these concerns.

By |2019-06-11T08:17:41-05:00June 11th, 2019|Latest News, News|0 Comments

El Diario: Las discusiones sobre el salario prevaleciente deben considerar a trabajadores de color

La gran mayoría de las metas legislativas del presupuesto estatal para el 2019 fueron aprobadas por la legislatura de Nueva York, incluyendo la prohibición de bolsas de plástico, la introducción de precios de congestión y nuevos impuestos de mansión.

By |2019-04-18T13:50:31-05:00April 18th, 2019|Latest News, News|0 Comments

This Is The Bronx: Prevailing wage discussions need to be about workers of color

Almost all of the reported legislative goals of the 2019 New York State budget passed— a plastic bag ban, congestion pricing, and a mansion tax. However, noticeably missing from this year’s budget was a prevailing wage expansion.

By |2019-04-18T09:34:15-05:00April 18th, 2019|Latest News, News|0 Comments