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COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction: April 19-23, 2021

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Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction, April 19-23, 2021, is a campaign to raise awareness of the safety, effectiveness, and benefits of COVID-19 vaccination among construction workers. The CDC recommends that all workers in the U.S. get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as they are eligible to end the pandemic and help Americans return to their normal lives.  Learn how you can get a COVID-19 vaccine at cdc.gov/coronavirus/vaccines.

 

The IUBAC and ICE encourage members and contractors to access the COVID-19 Vaccines. Read the statement released on March 31, 2021

 

CISC/NIOSH WEBINAR April 21, 2021 @ 2pm: COVID-19 Vaccines

Pennsylvania Contractor Steals $20 Million from Employees

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Pennsylvania Charges Contractor With $20-Million Prevailing Wage Violation

As part of a state crackdown on prevailing wage theft and worker misclassification, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has charged Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc., a longtime state Dept. of Transportation contractor with four counts of theft for allegedly diverting $20 million from hourly craft worker pensions from 2015 to 2018 to profitsharing funds for other employees and top managers of the company.

An April 8 criminal indictment accuses the State College, Pa.-based contractor of misrepresenting amounts it paid workers for fringe benefits, which were higher and would count toward meeting prevailing wages …

NJDOL Investigates: Solar Company Owes $800k in Unpaid Wages

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NJDOL Investigation Finds Solar Company Owes $800K in Unpaid Wages to Workers

TRENTON – A Camden County solar contractor was cited by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) for violations of the state’s prevailing wage laws, including the failure to pay the required wage on utility work that shortchanged 33 workers of nearly $800,000 in pay.

The NJDOL’s investigation into now-defunct Code Green Solar LLC was initiated after receiving several complaints from the company’s employees stating they were not paid appropriately for working on a project located at a manufacturing business in Hillsborough.

The investigation also …

2020 ICE “VIRTUAL” ANNUAL MEETING

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The 2020 ICE Annual Meetings are being held VIRTUALLY this year on November 17, 2020 and November 18, 2020.

Registration to attend the meetings is FREE!   And you can also be an Event Sponsor for only $100!

Visit www.icebac.org for more information on Registration and Sponsorship.

 

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

 

2:00-4:30 p.m.

Legislative Report BAC International Pension Fund BAC  International Health Fund International Masonry Institute BAC President Tim Driscoll

 

5:00-7:00 p.m.

Virtual Social Event

 

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

 

9:00-11:00 a.m.

CPWR Construction Labor Research Council Silica Rule Enforcement in the Era of COVID-19 Collective Bargaining…