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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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Union Organization Backs Executive Order In Support of Labor Union and Workers

President Biden signed an executive order on Monday, April 26, establishing a new White House task force to empower and promote labor workers and unions across the country. At least one glazing industry union organization has spoken out in support … Continue reading

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Unions Oppose Homeland Security’s Addition of 22,000 H-2B Visas

Several labor unions, including the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers and the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, are opposing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Labor’s (DOL) H-2B Visa increase. … Continue reading

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Union Membership Dropped Slightly in 2018

The union membership rate in the U.S. in 2018 dropped 0.2 percent from 2017 after remaining unchanged from 2016 to 2017, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The overall percent of wage and salary workers who … Continue reading

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Union Membership Remains Unchanged from 2016 to 2017

The labor shortage is one of the glazing industry’s biggest challenges. A recent report on union membership rates by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that total U.S. union membership, as well as construction union membership, which includes glaziers, … Continue reading

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