Post Tagged with: "United Hispanic Construction Workers"


Protesters demand city oust construction company, following racist outbursts

Councilman Rafael Salamanca (with mic) and Assembylman Marcos Crespo lead chants

Several of the seniors joined elected officials and dozens of other angry area residents to demand that the city cut off its $47 million contract with a Westchester-based Halcyon construction company., following allegations of racism.

Crime / Jobs

DA charges Hispanic Construction Workers

Coalition workers wait near a construction site.

It’s hard to reconcile the good work Longwood-based United Hispanic Construction Workers says it does to help the jobless find work, with the allegations of brutality and extortion lodged by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. In an indictment issued September 26, the DA charges that David Rodriguez and […]


Longwood group helps Haiti’s victims

Longwood group helps Haiti’s victims

Two weeks after the devastating January 12th earthquake in Haiti, the Longwood-based organization United Hispanic Construction Workers Inc. on Dawson Street loaded a truck worth of urgently needed materials to send to the survivors. Volunteers donated money to the organization to help acquire boxes of bottled water, canned goods, medical […]