Unions (including the Laborers union and the Operating Engineers Local 542) protesting the use of non-union work have finally shut down a jobsite in Pennsylvania.

Interestingly, the unions’ claim of shoddy or unsafe workmanship seem to be just be a little more than hypocritical, since accidents happen on both union jobsites as well as non-union jobsites and the unions were apparently protesting long before the gas main strikes.

This protest is more about discriminating against union-free construction workers than it is about safety.

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