Union pickets company building Jersey City luxury condo tower

JERSEY CITY — The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC) union picketed with a giant inflatable rat today in Jersey City to protest what they say are questionable practices of a subcontractor helping to build a 37-story building at 75 Park Lane.

“Simply put, this is another example of a project that exploits middle-class workers, uses cheap, non-local labor and banks on foreign investors for hundreds of millions of dollars in funding in exchange for U.S. visas,” said Bob Satriano, NRCC’s Director of Organizing.

Satriano said the union is picketing subcontractor Structure Tech, of New York, and fighting to protect the wages, …read more

Source: NJ.com Hudson

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