KML Carpenters Protesting Commercial Interiors
Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters has had a small group of local representatives posted on campus since late June, protesting the local contracting company, Commercial Interiors.
Union representative John Barber said that Commercial Interiors is being sued for wage theft and the use of labor brokers. The lawsuits stem from the company’s work on the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. Commercial is being accused of misclassifying workers as independent contractors. This can lead to cheaper wages being paid to those workers.