It’s Time for Good Jobs at Watchtower Properties

Will Kushner Companies do the right thing?



We want safety in construction near our train lines

There is tremendous development in Long Island City, some of it very close to the subway trains. Imagine what would happen if a construction accident took place that impacted one of the train lines. How would you get to work? We, the undersigned, urge the MTA, our elected officials and the community board to keep monitoring the new developments and…

#MLKDay2018: ‘All Labor Has Dignity’

#United4GoodJobs #WeRStronger2gether #WorkersUnite

Nestor Castillo’s American Dream

Nestor Castillo tells a particularly feel-good story. Castillo talks about his good job with the health insurance that he shares with his whole family, his annuity and pension and his good life with his wife and daughter and how he can’t wait to buy a house for his family. But it was not always like that. A native of Honduras,…

Will Kushner Companies do the right thing?

The developer, Kushner Companies, that purchased six buildings from the Jehovah Witnesses’ Brookyn portfolio is planning to redevelop them into a mix of office, commercial and residential space. This $100 million project is expected to create hundreds of construction and permanent jobs. It will require review by Community Board 2 and the entire New York City Council.

Earth to Starwood Capital! Earth to Kushner Companies! Brooklyn Needs Good Jobs!

Hundreds of working men and women from Build Up NYC rallied outside Brooklyn Borough Hall on Tuesday with activists from Center for Popular Democracy, the New York Committee on Occupational Safety and Health, and Public Citizen to call for good jobs and park space for Brooklyn residents.