North Carolina Should Protect Undocumented Witnesses to Charlotte Scaffolding Deaths, Unions Say

Construction workers on scaffolding installing solar panels

Many workers at the East Morehead Street construction site were undocumented immigrants who have not returned to work since the triple fatality, according to the labor council’s letter.

April 3, 2023
Engineering News-Record

Charlotte Observer

More than two months after a scaffolding collapse in Charlotte killed three men, labor unions are urging state leaders to protect undocumented construction workers who witnessed the collapse so they can safely talk to investigators.

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