[caption id="attachment_12921" align="alignleft" width="940"] Unions rally at City Hall on Wednesday for good, safe jobs with de Blasio's affordable housing initiative. (Jaclyn Peiser/ NY City Lens)[/caption]
Hundreds of New York City union members, from hotel workers to construction workers and building maintenance crews, gathered at City Hall on Wednesday afternoon—not in an act of protest, but to stress the need for good and safe jobs as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s rezoning plan for affordable housing. The unions and Public Advocate Letitia James want to ensure that the new developments will create safe jobs and benefit communities.
Mayor de Blasio’s $41.1 billion