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Ironworkers Host President Biden’s Executive Order Signing

On Friday, February 4, President Joe Biden visited the Iron Workers Local 5 Union, in Largo, Md., to sign an executive order requiring the use of project labor agreements (PLAs) on federal construction projects above $35 million. Hosting a visit … Continue reading

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Justices Turn Away Ironworkers’ Strike Limit Challenge

On May 24, the Supreme Court declined to review a petition by an Ironworker local which asserted that a federal labor law provision bars protesting unions from inviting neutral workers to join violates the First Amendment. The case was heard … Continue reading

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Health and Safety Experts Discuss Workplace Initiatives with OSHA and Ironworkers

Despite having navigated life in the time of a pandemic for a year, there is still uncharted territory in everyone’s day-to-day life. Schools worldwide are dealing with the effects and possibilities of students returning to campus or continuing with hybrid … Continue reading

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A Top Ten Ranking No One Wants, But Iron Workers Hold

Safety is the most important aspect of any construction job. That’s because jobsite workers are exposed to more dangerous situations than most occupations due to the nature of the work. However, fatal occupational injuries still occur. One construction job was … 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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