Posts Tagged ‘buffalo’

Oct
2015
6

Minority, Female Hiring Goals Exceeded on Buffalo Solar Work Thanks to Project Labor Agreement

Minority, Female Hiring Goals Exceeded on Buffalo Solar Work Thanks to Project Labor Agreement
  As the Solar City factory in Buffalo, NY prepares to greatly expand its construction workforce, city officials excitedly announced that hiring goals for minorities and women have been exceeded on the project.  The goals, along with mandates for apprentices to make up 10 percent of the workforce, were part of a Project Labor Agreement...
Sep
2015
30

Upstate, Lawmakers Eye Project Labor Agreements for Buffalo, Syracuse

  Major construction projects in upstate New York are being evaluated for the possible use of Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) to ensure efficiency and local hiring.  A series of solar projects in Buffalo and renovations to the state fair facility in Syracuse are going to bring large numbers of jobs to their respective regions, so [&hellip...
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Oct
2013
3

Wegman’s “Best and Final” Contract Offer Would Boot 900 Teamsters from Retirement Fund

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  The ongoing battle between Rochester-based grocery chain Wegman’s and Teamsters Local 118 got uglier this past Sunday after an airplane flew over Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park with a banner that said “Wegman’s wants Buffalo to lose.”  A social media uproar ensued and Wegman’s responded that the banner was paid for by the...