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Boston Public Employee Vaccine Mandate Blocked By Judge As Union Workers And Leadership Appear Split

Boston, Massachusetts - The vaccine mandate for city employees in Boston has been temporarily halted by an appeals court judge in response to a lawsuit brought by labor unions representing first responders against the city of Boston. The decision grants a stay to termination of their jobs which affects approximately 450 city employees who are
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Worker Productivity Rates, Lack Of Training And Labor Shortages Are Literally Killing Construction & Supply Chain Workers

United States Of America - The United States was already dealing with a sharp consistent worker death rate prior to the Pandemic. We knew this. What we are seeing now is a compounded accelerated increase and it is spreading to vehicle, equipment, hauling, warehousing and trucking. Workers are being pushed to the limits at home and at work. Mostly…
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OSHA Suspends Vaccine Mandate

Washington, D.C. - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has suspended implementation and enforcement of the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for private employers after a federal court blocked the measure. The OSHA website page dedicated to the COVID Vaccine Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) reads: “While OSHA remains
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KEWAZO, A Robotics Startup, Is Lifting The Scaffolding Industry – “Liftbot” Boosts Productivity & Site Safety

Munchen, Germany - Kewazo, a German startup, is literally lifting the scaffolding industry to new heights. The fresh product just landed a cool $5M for advancement. Good news for the industry as its fresh digitized dashboard and insights will be a hit on sites everywhere soon shortly. Construction has seen an era shift that has been moving
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Get Ready For More Labor Problems As Vaccine Mandate Refusals & Quits Start To Add Up

Washington D.C. - As the labor crisis advances across the U.S.A vaccine mandates are rolling out as well. Most of the mandatory vaccine requirements are from larger corporations with 100 or more employees but it is the recited normal from the White House for "back to work" and "back to school". Bylt: has seen a rapid uptick in quits the last
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“Dig World” Is Calling All Kids & Adults that Never Grew Up :)

Houston, Texas - Dig World The first and only all-ages construction-themed adventure park in Texas is set to open in Katy in a few months. The park will allow children and adults to operate real, heavy construction equipment safely throughout the year. Depending on their height, children may operate machines independently or in conjunction with an
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NYC Shuts Down 300 Construction Sites Over Safety Concerns On The Heels Of New Zero Tolerance Safety Program

New York, New York - More than 300 construction zones in NYC have been shut down due to local inspection reports. Apparently, these 300-some-odd zones were not, nor have not been following admissible safety guidelines deemed by NYC’s Department of Buildings. Immediate, abrupt inspections were deemed by over 1,000 injuries while on the job within
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ALERT: Heat Wave To Create Construction Safety Concerns, Delays, Supply Chain & Manufacturing Disruptions

United States Of America- Alerts are showing signs of weakness directed at U.S.A's timber country and the West and Northwest regions of the country this upcoming week. Forecasts are expected to see temperatures reach record levels that are unheard of for the region. Excessive heat warnings are now in place for Oregon, Washington, northern
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