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On Monday all 500 coveted job applications for Local Union 46, the metallic lathers and reinforcing ironworkers union, were out the door. About 600 men and a dozen women slept on the union's premises on 61st Street and 32nd Avenue in Woodside, some since April 24, for a chance at an apprenticeship position with decent pay and benefits.
“I'm a veteran trying to get a job just like the next man,” James Pinchback III of Brooklyn said. Pinchback’s cousin and aunt work for the union.
James Pinchback III, Andrew Vilbig and Joe DiChristina chat after securing one of 500 applications available at Local 46.
As of noon today all 500 job applications for coveted Local 46, the metallic lathers and reinforcing ironworkers union, were out the door. Men and women have been sleeping on the union's premises on 61st Street and 32nd Avenue in Woodside since Tuesday for a chance at a job with decent pay and benefits.