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    :: Thursday, May 03, 2007 ::

    Contractors and Hardhat Unions Urge Three Strikes and Out Policy for Safety Violations - SOURCE Construction Industry Partnership
    In the wake of an unprecedented 29 construction related deaths in New York City over the last year, contractors and hardhat union leaders joined forces today with City Council Member Erik Martin Dilan (D-Brooklyn) to urge passage of a tough new three strikes and out penalty system that would ban repeat offenders from obtaining building permits for five years. The penalty is part of a comprehensive set of construction industry reforms that includes strengthened safety laws in an effort to protect the public and city construction workers.
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