U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez – Protecting Workers from Silica Dust

On March 24th, and after several years of rulemaking, U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez announced the promulgation of the Department of Labor’s final silica exposure rule at the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers’ (BAC) International Training Center in…
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Article – House panel stops bill to limit prevailing wage law in Kentucky

In a room filled with union workers, a House committee on Thursday killed a bill to exempt school and university construction projects from Kentucky’s prevailing wage law, but Bill Finn, director of the Kentucky State Building and Construction Trades Council,…
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