workers defense project
May 11, 2017 -
The construction industry is thriving in big cities across the South, but a new report finds workers contending with unsafe conditions, low pay and a lack of basic employment benefits.
December 12, 2014 -
Staff members from the Fuerza del Valle Workers' Center in Texas are asking people to acknowledge workers in their communities -- and thank them for their contributions.
October 2, 2013 -
Members of a union local in Texas infiltrated construction job sites and uncovered widespread illegal misclassification of immigrant employees as independent contractors. Authorities are now investigating.
January 28, 2013 -
An investigation has uncovered hundreds of examples of illegal and hazardous workplace practices at construction sites across Texas, the deadliest state for construction workers.