Charlotte: Company Negligence Leads to Temp Worker Injury on High-Rise

By Sarah Ahmed Last week, a temp worker suffered broken ribs from a fall to the 38th floor of the Duke Energy Plaza building in uptown Charlotte, a project led by Batson-Cook Construction. It took a half an hour for rescue teams to bring the worker down from more than 500 feet above the ground. Other construction workers in the area have pointed to the … Continue reading Charlotte: Company Negligence Leads to Temp Worker Injury on High-Rise

Worker Correspondents: Temps at Gilbane Construction Work Dangerous Conditions for Low Pay

By Sarah Ahmed Temp workers contracting for Gilbane Construction Company in Charlotte, NC frequently face life-threatening conditions on job sites for very low pay and conduct work without the necessary safety equipment. In one incident, two workers contracting through Staff Zone were slammed into a wall while removing a buckhoist, a type of construction elevator on the outside of a building, as a result of … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: Temps at Gilbane Construction Work Dangerous Conditions for Low Pay