New Study on Prevailing Wage and Right-to-Work Laws Has Some Surprising Conclusions - 1/29/2014
Last night, President Obama delivered his "State of the Union" address in which he delivered a call to action for increasing opportunity, growing jobs and wages, and reducing income inequality. Today, the Illinois Economic Policy Institute (ILEPI) has released a new study co-authored with Professor Robert Bruno, a labor expert at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, on labor market institutions in the construction industry.
Florida VA Hospital Project Delayed Again - 1/27/2014
WFTV-9 in Orlando, Florida reports that a Veterans Administration Hospital currently under construction in Lake Nona, FL is being delayed once again, and is now $100 million over budget.