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Thursday, February 7, 2013

Just posting....

Sometimes you read something and you begin wondering.  Actually, I've been wondering this for a long time.....

 http://www.cnycentral.com/news/story.aspx?id=750010#.URQSkPK-mJQ

...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 local labor."

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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.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

You can bet your bippy we have illegals working here - the non-unionized labor, that would be.

Anonymous said...

They would hire lawyers in a skirt if it would save five bucks!

Anonymous said...

They would hire lawyers in a skirt if it would save five bucks!

What the hell is that supposed to mean? Sounds pretty sexist to me.

Anonymous said...

I think the poster at 6:55 PM was making reference to the term "skirt the law" in the STR post.