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Ironworkers paint ‘Get well soon’ messages for children in New York hospital

Ironworkers paint ‘Get well soon’ messages...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 18, 2015

With their construction site facing a children’s hospital in Long Island, New York, a group of ironworkers recently made a ...

Construction adds 6,000 jobs in July; unemployment falls to 8-year low

Construction adds 6,000 jobs in July; unemployment...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 07, 2015

Following a flat June, the U.S. construction industry saw a small increase in employment in July. According to preliminary data from the ...

Cops in Georgia go undercover as construction workers to catch distracted drivers

Cops in Georgia go undercover as construction workers...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Aug 04, 2015

There might just be a badge behind the next visibility vest you see inside a road construction site. Police in Marietta, Georgia, ...

Construction workers befriend homesick 4-year-old, make him part of the crew

Construction workers befriend homesick 4-year-old, make...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 29, 2015

How would you feel about a 4 year old telling you to “Get back to work?” A construction crew in ...

Construction workers confront and film 2 men burglarizing home, assist in arrest

Construction workers confront and film 2 men...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 20, 2015

While a construction crew was wrapping up their work for the day at a partially-finished home in Georgia, workers discovered ...

Worker shortage delays major highway expansion project in Austin

Worker shortage delays major highway expansion project...

Posted by Angela Thomas on Jul 15, 2015

Austin is the latest city in the U.S where contractors are concerned over the shortage of skilled construction workers. According to a ...

Worker killed in boom lift accident in Winston-Salem

Worker killed in boom lift accident in Winston-Salem

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 13, 2015

A worker in Winston-Salem was killed last week in an accident involving a boom lift. According to a report from the Winston-Salem ...

Judge orders NYC concrete workers back to work after 3-day strike halted work across city

Judge orders NYC concrete workers back to work after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 08, 2015

A strike among concrete workers that brought work to a halt at 30 New York City jobsites was brought to an ...

Shovel to the back of the head ends dispute between concrete workers started by muddy shoes

Shovel to the back of the head ends dispute between...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 06, 2015

  With the dangers of heavy equipment, falling materials and gunfire well documented on construction sites, the last thing workers need ...

Striking concrete workers halt work at 30 NYC construction sites

Striking concrete workers halt work at 30 NYC...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 03, 2015

Concrete workers belonging to the New York City District Council of Carpenters have gone on strike, bringing work to a halt ...

Semi truck plows into I-95 work zone, equipment, killing one worker

Semi truck plows into I-95 work zone, equipment,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

A construction worker was killed in Maryland last week when a semi-truck crashed into a work zone along Interstate 95. According ...

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime to additional 5 million workers

New Labor Dept. regs require employers to pay overtime...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

In an op-ed published by the Huffington Post, President Obama revealed his administration's plan to raise the wages of millions of ...

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