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More Tools Needed To Combat Wage Theft

MASSACHUSETTS HAS AN epidemic of wage theft. An estimated $700 million in wage theft occurs annually in our state, robbing workers and their families of essential income and the ability to stay afloat financially. That’s also bad news for good employers. It creates an uneven playing field for companies that follow the law and that do right by their workers. Companies abiding by the law are continually undercut by employers who cheat the system.

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JOBSITE BULLETIN - Stop The Republican Plan To Tax Your Healthcare Benefits

Republicans in Congress are planning to TAX your Health Insurance benefits as income. Call Senators Edward Markey and Elizabeth Warren. Ask them to stop this plan before it's too late.

Call Senator Markey at: (202) 224-2742

Call Senator Warren at: (202) 224-4543

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State Fines 3 Construction Companies For Skirting Wage Laws – Boston Globe

The violations took place on public projects that included schools, libraries and authorities. Healey cited the former MC Starr Cos. of Milton, run by Ronan Jarvis; DANCO Management Inc. of Peabody, owned by Daniel Tremblay; and the former R&A Drywall of Lawrence, owned by Allan S. Vitale.
“When contractors skirt these laws, they not only cheat employees out of their wages, they undermine the competitive business environment of Massachusetts,” says state attorney general Maura Healey.

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Massachusetts Prevailing Wage Law Signed 103 Years Ago Today - And Still Protecting Workers!

103 Years ago today, on May 5, 1914, Massachusetts Governor David I. Walsh, signed into law what is known as the Massachusetts Prevailing Wage Law. The Law reads in part that; “The wages for a day’s work paid to mechanics employed in such construction of public works shall be not less than the customary and prevailing rate of wages for a day’s work in the same trade or occupation in the locality, city or town where such public works are constructed.”

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Local 29 Launches New Website

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We're please to announce the launch of our new website! However, there's still a little more work to do. Please bear with us while we continue to add new content and features to the site.
We're please to announce the launch of our new website! However, there's still a little more work to do. Please bear with us while we continue to add new content and features to the site.
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