Driving Down Wages in the Construction Industry

 

When the Davis-Bacon Act became law in 1931, there was a belief that government should use its buying power to enhance the welfare of working people. It was a way to ensure a good wage and that those wages would go to the local economy. That point of view is slowly losing sway as the race to the bottom continues in the construction industry.

With Talks at a Standstill, New York Officials Step Up for Striking Charter Employees

 

New York Local 3 isn’t getting anywhere with Charter/Spectrum officials in its battle for a fair contract for striking workers.

Back to Work at 71, Houston Electrician Rides Bike to Honor Son, Help Others

 

It was 2009 and Tim Tsotsonis wanted to work as an electrician again after a nearly 22-year absence. And he wanted to help others as a way of saying thanks for the help his family received caring for son Alexander, who has cerebral palsy.

IBEW Helps Gateway Arch Makeover

It's one of America's most iconic monuments. Now it's getting a makeover thanks to the IBEW.