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Luxury-Apartment Contractor Ordered to Pay $192G for Wage Theft
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Luxury-Apartment Contractor Ordered to Pay $192G for Wage Theft

WORCESTER, Mass.—A federal court has ordered a New Jersey construction company to pay almost $200,000 in back pay and penalties for cheating 50 nonunion workers out of pay. The order came after the U.S. Department of Labor found that P&B Partitions had not given overtime pay to carpenters, drywall hangers, and others who’d worked on…

Atlanta Super Bowl Stadium Workers All Nonunion
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Atlanta Super Bowl Stadium Workers All Nonunion

ATLANTA, Ga.—When the Los Angeles Rams meet the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium here Feb. 3, the players, referees, camera crews, entertainers, and stagehands will all be union members—but none of the concession-stand workers, security guards, or groundskeepers will be. CBS camera crews are members of the International Brotherhood of…

Buffalo Unions Protest New Era Plant Closing
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Buffalo Unions Protest New Era Plant Closing

Oorchard Park, N.Y.—Union members from around Western New York rallied outside the Buffalo Bills’ football stadium Jan. 26 to protest the New Era baseball cap-maker’s closure of its factory in Derby. The company announced in November that it planned to shut the Derby plant, about 17 miles southwest of Buffalo, in March, as part of…

Comptroller Stringer Launches Trainings for Minority and Women Business Owners
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Comptroller Stringer Launches Trainings for Minority and Women Business Owners

New York, NY— The office of New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer has developed a series of workshops for minority and woman business owners that provide critical information regarding applying and qualifying for city contracts. “New York City is one of the most diverse cities in the world, and yet our own government fails…

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