When you see only white male workers on construction job sites throughout the metro, many will say that is due to laziness of Black men. This is in fact institutional denial of entry into union trades. Ironically, the same lazy Black men forefathers might have worked on the original jobs for free.
6/13/18 Today's guest Thomas Johnson, a elder of the Twin Cities Community, Retired Business Owner and former Union Member
Financial Co-host Lennie Chism
"The Davis–Bacon Act of 1931 is a United States federal law that establishes the requirement for paying the local prevailing wages on public works projects for laborers and mechanics. It applies to "contractors and subcontractors performing on federally funded or assisted contracts in excess of $2,000 for the construction, alteration, or repair (including painting and decorating) of public buildings or public works".
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