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Construction workers protest wage theft and poor working conditions on Pace University dorm job.

New York Daily News

Contractors Getting Rich, Exploiting Workers Under De Blasio’s Affordable Housing Plan.


NYC Crane Company has big plans for region but faces union opposition.

Times Herald Record

Matter of Thomas Auringer v Department of Buildings of the City of New York.

 Justia . – US Law

Exploitation at Every Level: The Auringer-affiliated companies are one of NYC’S tallest erection contractors but also one of its lowest employers.

New York Community Alliance

Developer who sued after being denied tax breaks loses case; ordered to pay county IDA’s attorney fees.


JDS has hired Thomas Auringer’s US Crane and Rigging, as well as Michael Mahoney’s SSC High Rise, at 626 First Ave. The principals of these contractors have long and troubling histories of unscrupulous, unethical and illegal behavior which you should be aware of.