Thursday, October 27, 2005

Workers win fair wages as Bush backs off Davis-Bacon suspension :: AFL-CIO

I'm bummed:

Oct. 26—In response to working families and their unions, as well as community and religious groups and some members of Congress, President George W. Bush on Oct. 26 rescinded his executive order that allowed contractors to pay substandard wages to construction workers rebuilding Gulf Coast areas devastated by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The order, which suspended the federal Davis-Bacon Act, now will expire Nov. 8.

More here, via Instapundit.

I retract my praise.

While union progressives rejoice non-working families will find it that much more difficult to find work.


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