Wednesday, July 6, 2011

New York City averts construction strike-group

Construction workers in New York City narrowly avoided striking after a last minute agreement between their employers and union leaders regarding changes to work rules seen by many in the industry as obsolete. Hundreds of sites across New York would have ground to a halt which may have further damaged the area’s building industry which is yet to recover fully from the recession. Employment is at a 13 year low despite it being the summer; a traditionally busy time for construction.

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