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Lowering Worker Wages is NOT the Answer

Lowering the wages of construction workers is NOT the way to prosperity. There has been a national push to repeal both state prevailing wage laws. Today, 21 states do not have prevailing wage laws and a few states are considering repealing their laws, including Missouri and Wisconsin – which recently weakened prevailing wage. Many other...
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Menards accused of misclassifying drivers to deprive them of rights

A federal agency is accusing home-improvement giant Menards of illegally misclassifying thousands of its truck drivers as independent contractors in order to deprive them of workplace rights. The National Labor Relations Board’s Minneapolis regional office filed the complaint late last month, based on a charge filed by the AFL-CIO’s Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local...
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