Building and Construction in New York with Gary LaBarbera, President of the Building and Construction



Gary LaBarbera is President of the New York State Building and Construction Trades Council, comprising 15 local building trades councils, 12 district councils and state associations, and 135 local unions representing 200,000 tradespeople across the entire state.

Gary has embarked on ambitious negotiations for project labor agreements to provide labor cost savings to advance major public and private projects at risk of stalling due to the economic recession. His work has resulted in excess of $100 billion in public sector project labor agreements with the City of New York and the New York City School Construction Authority, saving taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars.

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