Murphy, a senior vice president with Turner Construction, echoed what Roman said, adding that his company is already feeling pressure from developers to seek out cost savings by turning to open shop
contractors for residential projects.
Simulated annealing and genetic algorithms for minimizing mean flow time in an open shop
, 48 (7-8), 1279-1293 (2008).
High unemployment and demoralization within the ranks combined with the growth of open shop
competition, including the proliferation of double-breasted companies (companies simultaneously operating union and nonunion subsidiaries), to set off a prolonged period of retrenchment that, despite industry recovery, has never really ended.
LaBarbera said that construction trades have awoken to the risks posed by their competitors, and he expects that union labor's increased competitiveness will stunt the growth of the open shop
During World War I, Drew relentlessly testified against war board rulings that favored labor, and he was leader of the open shop
crusade at its peak in the early 1920s.
Thus, much of the material on the structure and causes of doublebreasting in construction (Chapter 2) is derived from Open Shop
Construction Revisited, and the assertion that the proposed legislation would represent a setback for minority contractors is supported by congressional testimony from minority interest groups and not by independent research.
This is especially important because an increasing number of smaller construction jobs employ open shop
, or non-union labor.
The Stalking and Threat Assessment Team, which will open shop
Tuesday, will try to resolve cases before victims are attacked.
plans to open shop
next month on San Fernando Road, providing local industry with labor.