Mass. Union Wants Life Sciences Act Suspended Pending Provision Barring Non-Union Hiring | GenomeWeb

BOSTON — A Massachusetts union is demanding that the Bay State suspend its $1 billion, 10-year Life Sciences Act in order to add provisions requiring the use of union workers on construction projects.

The union took the steps after learning that subcontractors have been hiring nonunion workers over the past year on a half-dozen projects for local life-sci companies.

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