Concrete workers, who walked off their jobs at the World Trade Center and other sites Monday, agreed to return to work Thursday and extended their deadline for a new deal to August 16...Workers picketed outside the Atlantic Yards arena site on Monday, August 1, but did not do so on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, delegates of the second largest construction union in the city, the 25,000-member District Council of Carpenters, voted unanimously Wednesday night to authorize their union to strike if agreement on a new contract isn't reached by Aug. 15...
Thursday, August 04, 2011
Labor ripples: concrete workers agree to negotiate through August 16; carpenters agree to strke if new contract not reached by August 15
From Crain's New York Business today, Concrete workers return, but carpenters OK strike: