According to a recent report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Louisiana has one of the lowest percentages of unionized employees in the nation. In the recent survey, compiled from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey, 4.5 percent of Louisiana employees belong to a union. Louisiana’s union participation has grown slightly since 2010, when 4.3 percent of employees were unionized. Four states—North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Arkansas—had lower union participation than Louisiana. New York ranked highest, with nearly a quarter of its employees unionized.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently introduced relaxed regulations concerning the use of drones for commercial purposes. The new regulations could have a significant impact on drone usage in the construction industry.
On April 7, 2020, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont issued Executive Order No. 7V. It is the governor’s most recent executive order designed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a floor speech on November 2, 2011, Representative George Miller (D-CA), a leading advocate of new and tougher mine safety legislation, argued to Congress that the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act should be changed to allow mine safety violations to be prosecuted as felonies. He referred to a recent 90-page report of the