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NYC school construction costs are the highest in tri-state area

New York Post 28 Nov 2021
“We had a very nice building done at a very nice rate,” a consultant to the Jersey school’s board, Bret Schundler, told The Post ... Like the Bronx school, the building on Grand Street was constructed with prevailing local wages and union labor, Schundler, the former mayor of Jersey City and former state education commissioner, added.

Workers Deserved Bernie’s Build Back Better, But They’ll Likely Get Manchin’s

truthout 28 Nov 2021
Yet the very living conditions workers have been fighting for may be won or lost not just on the picket line, but in Washington, D.C., where President Joe Biden’s $1.75 trillion Build Back Better bill is being gutted by corporate Democrats ... Imagine working a union job building electric cars while taking a free class at the local college.

Harvard Grad Student Union Ratifies 4-Year Contract With 70.6% Approval

The Harvard Crimson 28 Nov 2021
A three-day strike, a second strike threat, and eight months of negotiations later, Harvard’s graduate student union ratified a four-year contract with the University in a vote that ended Saturday, with 70.6 percent of voters in support ... “Though I voted no on ratification, I believe in our ability to build a stronger union,” he wrote.

How price hikes and delays rippled through a new Hooksett subdivision

Union Leader 28 Nov 2021
MICHAEL COUSINEAU/UNION LEADER. Building boom ... 24, 2020, the town approved building permits for the first two Autumn Frost homes, according to town records ... DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER ... The town started using updated building codes last March ... DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER ... “It’s taken that much longer to build houses,” Kenney said ... DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER.

Interview: AU official hails comprehensive China-Africa ties ahead of key FOCAC meeting

Sina 28 Nov 2021
Thank you to all those who are working behind the scenes on building a better and stronger relationship between China and Africa, between the government of China and the African Union Commission," AU Commissioner for Health, Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development Amira ...

Starbucks Is Swarming Buffalo-Area Shops With Top Execs to Quash Union Drive

truthout 28 Nov 2021
“This generation of workers understands that unions are the one vehicle that puts workers on an even playing field with management,” he said over email. “They know that previous generations organized unions to build the middle class, and they are determined to stand up for their right to organize a union.”.

We can’t build our way out of gridlock

Press Telegram 28 Nov 2021
After all, if an old bridge needs to be replaced, why not build a bigger bridge — and bigger highway connections on either side? More construction contracts, more jobs — more donations and support from corporations and unions ... Aside from the fact that building back bigger will ...

Denver apartment complex in Ballpark neighborhood sells for $84 million

Denver Post 28 Nov 2021
The firm also owns other apartment buildings along the Front Range. Greystar, meanwhile, owns numerous apartment buildings in and around Denver. The firm is currently building a 13-story project near Union Station, and has proposed a 17-story project in the Golden Triangle ... He's been building a castle in the Colorado mountains for over 50 years.

Two men killed, third wounded in Omaha shooting

Lincoln Journal Star 28 Nov 2021
OMAHA — Two men were killed and a third man was critically injured Saturday in an Omaha shooting ... Saturday ... Allen Straub said all three victims were found inside a nearby apartment building ... Lincoln family reunites with fire crew weeks after escape from smoky building ... 6 ... 5 ... Union Pacific train engines line up outside a service building in North Platte ... .

€475,000 in ‘irregularities’ in EU Border funds blamed on human error

Belfast Telegraph 28 Nov 2021
Payment “irregularities” totalling almost €475,000 have been found in a number of cross-Border projects which received funding from the European Union. Since 2014, the EU has distributed around €540m to support peace-building initiatives and development projects in the Border region.

Can the Tatas turn around Air India?

Business Line 28 Nov 2021
The industry, employees and trade unions view this deal as a frontrunner for future government privatisations. The Tata management and the unions need to build enormous trust with a long-term perspective ... of project viability, poor capability building and flawed execution.

Cars should undertake mandatory fitness test every 3 years: Maruti

The Telegraph India 28 Nov 2021
Advertisement ... The rationale ... MSTI plans to build more such facilities across the country “based on demand” ... Inaugurating the facility, the Union minister for road transport and highways, Nitin Gadkari said. “I would request Maruti and other stakeholders to build and create an ecosystem of similar scrapping and recycling units across the country ... .