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Construction jobs limited to 15k visas per year under new guest worker agreement

Construction jobs limited to 15k visas per year under...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2013

The path toward a final deal on immigration reform has likely been cleared now that the country's business and labor ...

VIDEO: Letterman’s Top Ten features “Construction Worker Pet Peeves”

VIDEO: Letterman’s Top Ten features...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 27, 2013

We won't waste much of your time explaining this one so you can get right to the video. On "The ...

Why construction unions are wrong in fighting immigration reform

Why construction unions are wrong in fighting...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 26, 2013

Ah politics! Strange bedfellows. Even stranger enemies. One would think the universal brotherhood of union workers would welcome with solidarity the ...

Undocumented workers make up half of Texas’ construction workforce

Undocumented workers make up half of Texas’...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Feb 26, 2013

A report released Thursday alleges that half of the construction workers in Texas are undocumented, aka illegal aliens. Why is nobody ...

No Big Gulp for you burly man

No Big Gulp for you burly man

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 01, 2012

      By now you’ve probably seen the news that nanny mayor Michael Bloomberg has banned the sale of sugary drinks larger ...

Good news, bad news on construction employment front

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 04, 2012

The construction industry lost 2,000 jobs in April, following similar declines of 3,000 in March and 1,000 in February, but ...

AGC: Construction fatalities decline by nearly 10...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 25, 2011

The number of construction fatalities declined by nearly 10 percent between 2009 and 2010 and by almost 40 percent during ...

Construction worker turned college football champ

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jan 09, 2009

You may have seen Oklahoma linebacker Mike Balogun last night knocking heads with the Florida Gators. Turns out he's a former construction worker with ...

Workers save woman from freezing river

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 12, 2008

Construction workers: there when you need 'em. "I took off my boots and my jacked and jumped in." A heart-warmingly ...

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