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Forgotten Carpenters

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Dying to be a carpenter

by David Correia

"In the years since McCarron has consolidated his control of the union while he and his corporate crowd have grown richer and richer. Meanwhile unemployed carpenters in Las Vegas are shooting themselves in the head. "Every time I turned around," said the local union secretary "somebody was coming into my office to say that someone just popped themselves in the head with a 9 mm or some other thing," such is life and death in Douglas McCarron's carpenters union.

Union carpenters in Las Vegas are struggling in McCarrons home local of Las Vegas as detailed by David Correia, Professor of American Studies at the University of New Mexico:

 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 July 2019 18:19  

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WHEREAS, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters continues to pursue a "go it alone" policy and has acted in a manner inconsistent with the principles of solidarity, to the detriment of other building trades unions and the organized construction industry;

Segment from AFL-CIO Resolution 70