Related Companies and unions agree to wage-cutting deal on Hudson Yards

The Related Companies has won wage-cutting agreements with four dozen construction unions in its efforts to save money on the $15 billion development of Hudson Yards.

September 14, 2012 |

The Related Companies has won wage-cutting agreements with four dozen construction unions in its efforts to save money on the $15 billion development of Hudson Yards. The developer got the groups to agree to cut wages and benefit packages by 10% to ensure they would be commissioned to work on the project, expected to go on for a decade. About 13 million sf of construction is planned for the 26-acre site, which would account for about 39 million hours of work.

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