Project labor agreement an issue with NYC construction job

A painters' union stands in the way of the New School's plans for a new, six-story "University Center" in New York City. The painters are miffed because the developer, Tishman Construction Corp., isn't using unionized labor on a different project in Manhattan. Construction of the $215 million building could still move ahead, but at a higher cost, if a project labor agreement isn't reached.

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