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Ivan Medina speaking at Build Up NYC's news conference calling on the city to protect workers by suspending a contractor on whose LIC project six workers got injured.

BUNYC Activists Ask City to Suspend Contractor

Call for Further Workplace Training and Safety Protections Build Up New York City activists urged…

Ismael Arroyo, Marquisha Page and Ivan Medina

BUNYC and Astoria Residents Ask Mayor Questions at Town Hall in Astoria

Marquisha Page joined hundreds of Astoria residents and other New Yorkers who came to P.S.…

Chief Juanita Holmes, the Patrol Borough Queens North Commander, tells Construction worker Dorian Diaz that violations which put workers in imminent danger for the lives, while within the province of the New York City Department of Buildings, could also be reported to the NYPD.

Public Advocate Welcomes BUNYC Proposal for New Lists to Complement City’s “Worst Landlord”

It was an offer too good to refuse for New York City Public Advocate Letitia…

Workers and advocates lay flowers in memory of New York City workers who died in preventable accidents on the job last year.


Groups of workers commemorated Workers’ Memorial Day in Queens and Manhattan today by remembering workers who…

NYCOSH Executive Director Charlene Obernauer describing the Astoria Cove construction site during a community inspection

Elected Officials, BUNYC Activists and Neighbors Perform Community Inspection of Astoria Cove Lot

The proposed Astoria Cove development site promised much in the way of community benefits for…

Residents say they've tried everything to get the city to resolve their troubles with the dump site — to no avail. (DEBBIE EGAN-CHIN/NEW YORK DAILY NEWS)

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: “Waterfront dump site a nightmare for Queens residents who say lot is toxic”

From the New York Daily News: By GINGER ADAMS OTIS, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS |…