Nonunionized contractors changing the face of NYC construction

Unionized construction employers in New York City are seeking to cut their labor cost by 25% in an attempt to compete with the nonunionized labor that is slowly taking over projects in the city. Nonunionized contractors attract developers in the city because they offer lower costs. Unions and contractors in New York have decided to end the Economic Recovery Project Labor Agreement, since the program wasn't effective in lowering construction labor costs in the city.

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