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Program 33: WUFF at Local 3 IBEW, 'The Cost Of Construction'

  • IBEW Local 3 Auditorium 158-11 Jewel Avenue Flushing, NY, 11365 United States (map)

Special Event with IBEW Local 3 Electricians at their auditorium in Queens. 

Films from the Frontlines - Apprentice Electricians Citizen Film Showcase

Student electricians at Empire State College screen short videos about their working lives that they've learned to film and edit themselves. (5-10 min each)


The Cost of Construction - A documentary uncovering a national scandal, where the race for profits trumped the safety of American workers while the country’s top safety agency barely took notice, failing to enforce their own regulations and keep workers alive. 

The Cost of Construction investigates the string of controversial deaths in Las Vegas, Nevada during the construction of MGM's CityCenter, the most expensive private construction project in US history.  The story unfolds to reveal a nationwide pattern of ineffective regulations, lax oversight, and dangerous negligence at the highest corporate and government levels, exposing a national safety system in which an average of 12 workers die every day.  Ultimately, this is a documentary about America ... where the ideals of business and labor collide. (2016, 90 min)

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