Three major New York unions are supporting a proposed Major League Soccer stadium in Flushing Meadows, Queens. As reported by DNAinfo, the Hotel Trades Council, the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York and 32BJ SEIU support the plan which would create approximately 2,300 construction jobs.
The New York Post‘s Steve Cuozzo, self-appointed defender of New York’s culinary legacy, is spitting mad at Mayor Bloomberg and the Hotel Trades Council’s Peter Ward over the demise of Tavern on the Green, which he says will continue to sit empty because the union’s labor agreement with the city is so onerous it has Read More
The Wall Street Journal adds its voice to the recent spate of stories about the still fruitless negotiations between labor and incoming Tavern operator Dean Poll that would allow one of New York City’s most storied restaurants to finally reopen.
According to the Journal, “The sticking points include the naming of an arbitrator and Read More