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What Construction Work Standards is Travis County Adopting?

The Workers Defense Project (WPD) received a victory this month when the Travis County Commissioners Court granted the request that would ensure Austin construction workers will receive better treatment. The court ruling means that Travis County will adopt the standards of Better Builder, which is a program dedicated to ensuring construction workers have safer working conditions. The program looks to…
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Why are More Construction Workers Falling at Austin Sites?

At the beginning of last month, a construction worker was found dead on a construction site off of San Antonio Street downtown. He was found near the bathrooms of the new high rise, and the cause is still under investigation. Less than a week and a half later, a separate incident occurred. Another construction worker at the site of the…
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