NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 05:  Emergency workers converge at the scene of a collapsed crane in a roadway in lower Manhattan Friday morning on February 5, 2016 in New York City. The accident killed at least one person and seriously injured two according to the New York City Fire Department.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fatal crane collapse prompts new safety measures

Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced new safety measures for the construction industry following a crane collapse last week that killed one person and injured three others. The accident happened the morning of Feb. 5, when construction workers at 60...

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Banks cutting branches as operations go online

Cashing a check may soon become a more complicated proposition. This is because major banks are growing leaner by the quarter, trimming branches as tellers and ATMs face an existential threat. The closing of branches come as large banks implement...

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Unions ready to mix it up to help manage costs

During the Sky High Costs in Building Boom: the Future of Construction in NYC panel at last week’s ULI conference, Gary LaBarbera, president of the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York stressed that maintaining a...