Riyad Hasan When unions cant compete, they turn to city pols to get an edge, and that seems to be whats driving a City Council bill adding a new mandate for construction workers. In the name of boosting safety, the bill would force workers to finish an apprenticeship program before working on buildings over nine stories tall. Yet unions run most of those programs so the bill would cost some non-union workers their jobs, and generally steer more work to union shops. Good for the non-union merit shop firms for fighting back. As The Posts Carl Campanile reported last week , the Associated Builders & Contractors New York chapter has pushed the city to probe a Staten Island crane accident that left union worker Antonio Veloso dead. The city says it is investigating the case. ABC wants equal scrutiny because it says the unions often point to violations especially fatalities at non-union job sites. Union leaders are shamefully quick to use non-union deaths as battle cries, but they go silent when their own are lost, notes ABCs Joshua Reap. The bill, incidentally, wouldnt even do much for safety because thats not a main focus of apprenticeship programs, except as its part of building overall skills.
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Major Gas Leak Near USC Prompts Evacuation by Darylese - April 18, 2017 LOS ANGELESA major gas leak at a construction site on the USC campus led to a partial closure and evacuation of a seven-story business building on Monday, April 17, officials indicated. A construction vehicle hit a gas line causing the leak.The Department of Public Safety was notified of the incident at 7:18 a.m. and quickly cleared the area. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the gas leak was reported near the 3700 block of South Vermont Avenue, on McClintock Avenue near Downey Way. Students were evacuated from the Seeley G. Mudd Building and Ray R. Irani Hall as a precaution. The evacuation was calm and orderly, said Amy Bastman, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Fire Department. Pedestrians and cars were advised to avoid the area during the repairs. At 8:50 a.m., the gas leak was repaired.
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