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Only 82 Days left until the Local Law 196 Deadline!

Only 82 Days left until the Local Law 196 Deadline!

TOP STORIES The Local Law 196 Deadline December 1 still in effect! Less than 3 months left until the Local Law 196 deadline for construction safety training. Local Law 196 requires certain workers and supervisors to receive safety training at construction sites that are required to designate a Construction Superintendent, Site Safety Coordinator or Site [...]
Dramatic drop in NYC union membership

Dramatic drop in NYC union membership

Union membership in New York City declined in the last year, erasing gains the union movement had made during the strong economic expansion of recent years. The annual report on union density in the city and the state from the CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies, released Monday, reported that 21.8% of all wage and salary workers in […]

Pair of NYC construction honchos to lose licenses over worker death

Pair of NYC construction honchos to lose licenses over worker death

The city is suspending the licenses of two construction bosses who it maintains contributed to the death of a worker on a Hamilton Heights job site in June. The Department of Buildings will suspend the special rigger licenses of Bellet Construction head Wayne Bellet and Zain Contracting’s Mohammad Bhutta, the agency announced on Wednesday. It is also […]

Skanska scans its way through goliath NYC projects

Skanska scans its way through goliath NYC projects

If you could pick the perfect proving ground for testing the merits of a new construction-site technology, there are perhaps no better projects than the Terminal B facility at New York City’s LaGuardia Airport and the Moynihan Train Hall at the James A. Farley Post Office building. Skanska USA is handling the design and construction […]

Construction jobs reach record levels in city

Construction jobs reach record levels in city

Jobs in the city’s construction industry continue to climb to record levels, says state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. New York City’s total construction employment was just under 158,000 last year, topping a record of around 150,000 reached just a year earlier, according to a report from the comptroller’s office Thursday. The city’s construction industry added 45,300 […]

SST Card Bundle Discount Inside 06/17/2019

SST Card Bundle Discount Inside 06/17/2019

TOP STORIES Reminder: The Local Law 196 Deadline Changed to December 1! Last month city officials have extended the deadline for construction workers to complete new safety training. The City Council granted workers another six months, meaning the new deadline is December 1, 2019. Local Law 196 requires certain workers and supervisors to receive safety [...]
NYC lawmaker stresses safety training after month’s 3rd death

NYC lawmaker stresses safety training after month’s 3rd death

Dive Brief: There have been three construction-related deaths in New York City already this month, and city council member Robert Cornegy Jr. has taken the opportunity to remind building officials how important it is that they implement the construction safety training laws passed in 2017, Crain’s New York Business reported. One worker fell to his death while performing brickwork […]

Local Law 196 Deadline changed to December 1!!! 05/16/2019

Local Law 196 Deadline changed to December 1!!! 05/16/2019

TOP STORIES The Local Law 196 Deadline Changed to December 1! For the second time since the new requirements were enacted, city officials have extended the deadline for construction workers to complete new safety training. The City Council granted workers another six months, meaning the new deadline is December 1, 2019. Local Law 196 requires certain workers [...]