Sometimes you read something and you begin wondering. Actually, I've been wondering this for a long time.....
...local union leaders called CNY Central to publicize what they see as a growing problem with illegal aliens taking local jobs away from local workers, union and non-union alike. Tony Castrello of the Sheetmetal Workers Union says some of the biggest construction projects are hiring sub-contractors from as far away as Arizona and Texas. "They get hired through a general contractor that's local,
and they bring in companies and what we're finding is that they're
bringing illegals in to do these projects which is taking away work from
Ron Haney of the Roofers Union said, "it seems like these contractors will break all the rules in the game to be the successful bidder and to make money. It's not about the community. It's not about people. It's about filling their pockets."
In regards to Stuy Town, I don't have the resources to investigate anything local and I doubt that even Town & Village does. But, surely, any Stuy Town landlord would not hire contractors who skirt the law.
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