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Lobbying Supergroup Launching PR Campaign Against NY Scaffold Law, Worker Safety

Lobbying Supergroup Launching PR Campaign Against NY Scaffold Law, Worker Safety
The New York Scaffold Law, in place since 1885, protects workers in cases of construction falls. But a lobbying supergroup has announced it will begin an advertising blitz against the law using misleading rhetoric to frame the debate as, among other things, one of lawyers against workers when in fact big contractor bottom lines are what they hope to protect.
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Despite Losing $1 Billion in Iraq, DynCorp Given Haiti Troop Contract

Despite Losing $1 Billion in Iraq, DynCorp Given Haiti Troop Contract
DynCorp has a history of waste, fraud and abuse, including under U.S. government contracts to provide police training in Afghanistan and Iraq, similar to their program in Haiti. They could not account for $1 billion dollars spent training Iraq Police.
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