Following Deadly Crash, Suit Claims District’s Use of Out-of-Town Bus Contractor Violated Student Rights
Last November, six students died in a tragic school bus accident in Chattanooga, TN. Now, a federal class action lawsuit is being brought against the Hamilton County School District and Durham School Services on behalf of an injured student. The lawsuit accuses the school district of violating students’ constitutional rights by...
Last month in Boston, two men died at an Atlantic Drain Services job site when a ruptured water main flooded the 12-foot-deep trench they were working in. Prior to the accident, Atlantic Drain Services received fines totaling more than $140,000 for a decade’s worth of safety violations. Now, Mayor Martin J. Walsh has proposed [&hellip...
The implementation of California’s SB 7, which would restrict funds to charter cities that do not want to pay the prevailing wage, is being halted by a lawsuit from five cities who seek the right to continue to pay workers on publicly funded projects less than the regional average. In an op-ed for [&hellip...
The New York Scaffold Law, in place since 1885, protects workers in cases of construction falls. But a lobbying supergroup has announced it will begin an advertising blitz against the law using misleading rhetoric (see image above) to frame the debate as, among other things, one of lawyers against workers when in fact big [&hellip...