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A Different Kind of Classroom for Future Ironworkers

Four years, 800 hours in a classroom and 8,000 hours practicing and working with your hands. That’s the formula for becoming an Iron Worker apprentice. Chartered in 1901, the Iron Workers Local 5 Union is based in Largo, Md., about … Continue reading

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Congressional Budget Office Points to Possible Fallouts from Increased Minimum Wage

As the administration presses for raising the federal minimum wage, a nonpartisan analysis issued by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) examines how the Raise the Wage Act of 2021 would impact facets of the national budget. The same report delves … Continue reading

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IMPACT Town Hall Covers ANSI Proposal, COVID-19 Questions

During the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) virtual town hall forum titled, “Returning to Work: COVID-19 Issues and Answers,” guest speaker John Johnson, vice president and director of environmental safety, health and security at Black and Veatch, discussed … Continue reading

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IMPACT Town Hall Answers COVID-19 Questions

To address questions about working on jobsites amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) hosted a virtual town hall forum titled, “Returning to Work: COVID-19 Issues and Answers.” Steve Rank, executive director of safety and … Continue reading

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Understanding COVID-19 and How to Stay Healthy on the Jobsite

With construction considered essential in many states during the COVID-19 pandemic, jobsites are grappling with how to protect workers from the virus while maintaining a safe work environment. To address questions about COVID-19 and government recommendations among its membership, the … Continue reading

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