4.09.2008

Latino Immigrants Build NYC's Towers; Many Pay Ultimate Price

According to New York Construction Workers United, about 64 per cent of the city's 250,000 construction workers are immigrants who do the vast majority of non-union work.

Of the 43 incidents that took place in New York in 2006, almost half of them involved Latinos, according to the Department of Labor Statistics.

Workers pay price of NYC boom