Essential Workers Honor Key Bridge Tragedy Families

Essential Workers Honor Key Bridge Tragedy Families

By CASA BALTIMORE, MD – In a powerful display of solidarity and remembrance, construction workers, community leaders, and labor partners gathered at CASA’s Baltimore Worker Center to pay tribute to the families affected by the horrific Key Bridge collapse. More than fifty construction workers donned hard hats and reflective vests and held white tulips as […]

Attorney General James and DOI Commissioner Strauber Deliver $900,000 to 200 NYCHA Construction Workers Denied Fair Pay

Lintech Electric Failed to Pay Employees the Prevailing Wage Rate on NYCHA Projects

Attorney General James and DOI Commissioner Strauber Deliver $900,000 to 200 NYCHA Construction Workers Denied Fair Pay

A candlelight vigil in Times Square was held for Michelle Alyssa Go, who was killed in a Times Square subway station last Saturday on January 18, 2022 in New York City. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James and New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) Commissioner Jocelyn E. Strauber today announced their […]

Construction Deaths in New York Increased During First Year of Pandemic, Report Shows

Construction Deaths in New York Increased During First Year of Pandemic, Report Shows

By Ethan Geringer-Sameth, Gotham Gazzette The construction industry was more deadly to workers in New York in the first year of the pandemic than in the two years prior, reversing a multiyear decline in the statewide fatality rate, a new report shows. Forty-one workers were killed on construction sites in New York in 2020, including […]

Council Votes to Overhaul Construction Safety

Council Votes to Overhaul Construction Safety

City Hall, NY: After a particularly devastating year for construction worker deaths in New York City, on Wednesday, November 10, the Council voted on a package of bills building on efforts to reduce construction-related injuries and fatalities. The first bill would require additional site safety supervision at major building construction sites, requiring a designated full-time […]