Bricklayer and Supervisor Bricklayer
The effective date of the contract is 10/15/09
Wage increases - 10.41%(compounded)
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Monitoring the the vote count (left to right) Edmund Kane, Local 237 Executive Board Trustee; Michael Maiorano, Bricklayer Supervisor, Manhattan; Mirdersi Martinez, Local 237 Administrative Assistant; Richard Sale, Bricklayer, DCAS; Gilbert Rivera, Bricklayer, Shop Stewart, NYCHA, Manhattan; Ruben Torres, Local 237 Secretary-Treasurer and Donald Arnold, Local 237 Director, Citywide.
Hercules Cornish went to work for the Housing Authority as a caretaker J in 1952 and retired 24 years later as a stores worker. He died the year following this interview, which was conducted in June 1999.
Originally I was from Harlem, but when I came out of the service in 1945 my wife had moved to the Bronx, so I moved there, too. I went to work for the New York City Housing Authority in 1952.