Protest held over lack of available jobs at Atlantic Yards Project

Protesters gathered at the Atlantic Yards construction project in Downtown Brooklyn today, claiming the developer, Forest City Ratner, is failing to live up to the

BROOKLYN - Protesters gathered at the Atlantic Yards construction project in Downtown Brooklyn today, claiming the developer, Forest City Ratner, is failing to live up to the Community Benefits Agreement (CBA).

The CBA requires that the developer hire many local non-union workers on the construction project.

Forest City Ratner says it is complying with the agreement, hiring 166 locals in various positions.

Protesters say that is not enough considering the size of the project.

Judge orders review of Atlantic Yards projectAtlantic Yards neighbors fuming over illegal parking

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Two teens attempting to jump from one rooftop 1 Teen dies trying to jump between rooftops
EMT Yadira Arroyo, a mother of five, was 2 Suspect involved in EMT murder arrested
A Brooklyn artist is dedicating a portrait to 3 Brooklyn artist memorializes slain Bronx EMT
Models, designers and photographers from all over the 4 Fashionistas flock to Brooklyn for NYC Shootathon
The Harlem Globtrotters paid a visit to children 5 Harlem Globetrotters visit children at Brooklyn Hospital

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE