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Old 09-14-2005, 05:54 PM
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Bush lifts wage rules for Katrina
President signs executive order allowing contractors to pay below prevailing wage in affected areas.
September 11, 2005: 11:59 AM EDT


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President Bush suspends part of the law protecting wages paid by federal contractors in rebuilding effort. CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush issued an executive order Thursday allowing federal contractors rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina to pay below the prevailing wage.

In a notice to Congress, Bush said the hurricane had caused "a national emergency" that permits him to take such action under the 1931 Davis-Bacon Act in ravaged areas of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi.

The Davis-Bacon law requires federal contractors to pay workers at least the prevailing wages in the area where the work is conducted. It applies to federally funded construction projects such as highways and bridges.

Bush's executive order suspends the requirements of the Davis-Bacon law for designated areas hit by the storm.

Bush's action came as the federal government moved to provide billions of dollars in aid, and drew rebukes from two of organized labor's biggest friends in Congress, Rep. George Miller of California and Sen. Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts, both Democrats.

"The administration is using the devastation of Hurricane Katrina to cut the wages of people desperately trying to rebuild their lives and their communities," Miller said.

"President Bush should immediately realize the colossal mistake he has made in signing this order and rescind it and ensure that America puts its people back to work in the wake of Katrina at wages that will get them and their families back on their feet," Miller said.

"I regret the president's decision," said Kennedy.

"One of the things the American people are very concerned about is shabby work and that certainly is true about the families whose houses are going to be rebuilt and buildings that are going to be restored," Kennedy said.

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http://money.cnn.com/2005/09/08/news/economy/katrina_wages.reut/

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Old 09-14-2005, 08:57 PM
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So, FEDERAL contractors get the jobs and pay below wage average!!

Does this surprise you???

Pigeon droppings for us and big bucks for them.

We're slaves!!
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Old 09-14-2005, 08:58 PM
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Default Re: Bush CUTS pay for employees rebuilding New Orleans !

Next question: When are the third-world laborers scheduled to arrive in New Orleans?
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That's a scary question!!

Any day now, I supppose, but aren't there thousands here already???
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