A new study shows non-union jobsites have 3 times more fatalities
It may not be news to those in the business, but new numbers back up what IBEW and other union construction members already know: there’s safety in a union. “New York’s Building Trades Employers Association, which represents more than 1,300 contractors in New York City, recently released new statistics using data from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. It found that union construction workers in the Big Apple are five times less likely to suffer a fatal accident compared to their nonunion counterparts.
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