Unionized construction workers rally for jobs during Obama speech in Tarrytown

The union is asking for minority union construction

The union is asking for minority union construction workers to get jobs on transportation projects. (Credit: News 12)

Nearly 50 union construction workers staged a rally in Tarrytown Wednesday during President Barack Obama's speech.

Obama's speech called on Congress to fund transportation projects nationwide, including the new Tappan Zee Bridge. The union workers say they're asking Obama to make sure minority workers get jobs on those transportation projects.

"We applaud the efforts by the president...

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