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    Unions and Contractors’ Associations Angered by City Plan to Limit Damage Awards in Construction Fatalities

    By Michael Barasch

    Construction workers in New York enjoy a level of protection unmatched throughout the country due to the state’s 133-year-old Scaffold Law. The law makes employers 100 percent liable for falls when the employer has violated a safety ordinance, even if the worker’s own negligence contributed to the fall. Naturally, the Scaffold Law has many opponents, […]

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