January 24, 2022News You Can UseA quote that should get your attention: The researchers made a similar point, stating that without legislative action, “construction workers in Washington should expect to continue to be exploited and cheated, and lawful contractors should expect to find it more and more difficult to compete in the industry. This article includes the report from the University of California Burkley Labor Center.
SUNDAY NEWS YOU CAN USE Editorial in today’s Seattle Times: Legislature’s Opportunity in Election-Year Session. Among the issues needing immediate attention, the transportation package. “Lawmakers must redouble efforts to make a long-term investment in the state’s bridges, roads and transit.
An analysis of Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) inspections at construction jobsites has revealed that unionized construction workers face 34% fewer health and safety violations than their nonunion counterparts, and as much as 64% less across nine Midwestern states.
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