Friday Rant: Bush Administration Uses Hurricane to Cut Wages of Louisiana Workers

Few would accuse the Bush administration of being a friend to working people but today's move really did surprise me. President Bush issued an executive order Thursday allowing federal contractors rebuilding in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina to pay below the prevailing wage. Bush's executive order suspends the requirements of the Davis-Bacon law for designated areas hit by the storm. The administration is using the devastation of Hurricane Katrina to cut the wages of people desperately trying to rebuild their lives and their communities.

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