Rebuilding the World Trade Center: Veterans Trade Helmets for Hard Hats with Union Training
William Plotner waited for his daughter?s second birthday to enroll in the military on Sept. 11, 2004?three years after the World Trade Center twin towers fell. He wanted his daughter to remember the significance of her birth date. But most of all, he wanted her to think of him as a hero. Now Plotner, a U.S. Army veteran and member of the Laborers (LIUNA) Local 79, is rebuilding the World Trade Center.
On 9-11-04 I swore in. And now I get to work here. It brings, like, another sense of pride.
Transit Agency Given Immunity for 93 World Trade Center Bombing New York's highest court today ruled that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which runs area airports and trains and owns the World Trade Center site, is immune from claims that it failed to deter the 1993 parking garage bombing at the trade center complex that killed six people and injured about 1,000.
Trade Representative Defends New Enforcement Center When President Obama announced the creation of a new Interagency Trade Enforcement Center in his State of the Union address, he promised it would result in ramped-up enforcement against unfair trade practices...
World Trade Center Causing Heart Problems The World Trade Center attacks on September 11th happened six years ago but for many people effects still linger. A new study by UC Irvine has shown that even people that were not directly affected by 9/11 may now be suffering heart problems because of stress...
A Ground Zero Update From the New York Times - and update on the rebuilding underway at the World Trade Center site. Steve Clowney