The Construction Workforce Project does not agree with pushing special interest agendas rather than actually supporting thousands of suffering New Yorkers.
PLAs cannot help but make projects cost more, simply because they limit competition at bid time. In addition, they often promise to “save money” on the very backs of employees by cutting labor rates and various benefits required by the New York State Department of Labor.
Raising the cost of construction of private projects 30 percent is no way to respond to a financial crisis.
New York’s minority construction workforce fears the consequences of PREVAILING WAGE in New York’s budget.
As New York's elected leaders consider the proposed 2021 budget, The Construction Workforce Project wishes to remind them who they work for and who we are as citizens of this great city.
Here’s what you need to know about WHO works on New York’s open /merit shop construction sites and WHO exactly will be put out of work if prevailing wage is expanded.
Support for inner-city, ethnically diverse workers needs to be demonstrated as our open shop industry has done. These prevailing wage efforts are proving to be nothing more than another market grab for special interests.
Construction workforce project is proud to sponsor Harlem Back to School Backpack Drive
Construction Workforce Project is honored to have taken part in Harlem Congregations for Community Improvements' annual "Let's Break Bread Together" Awards Dinner.
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.