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11/16/2011 10:14 am ET

Construction Workers Sue Atlantic Yards Developer, Saying They Were 'Duped'

Claiming they were duped, seven Brooklyn construction workers are sueing the developer of the Atlantic Yards Project and a local community organization for failing to deliver union cards and construction jobs they said were promised at the end of what they call a "sham" job-training program.

"I was robbed," said Maurice Griffin of Crown Heights at a news conference today in the shadow of the rising Barclays Center. Griffin, like many of the plaintiffs, quit a job to join the program.

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