Members of the Laborers’ union demonstrated outside Walter Reed Hospital last week to demand back pay after their former employer defied a federal ruling in the workers’ favor. The employer, Asbestos Specialist Inc. (ASI), underpaid 127 workers and lost their case, but is delaying by appealing the court’s ruling. “ASI workers will do what it takes to get their back pay now,” said Felix Rodriguez, LIUNA Local 11 member. Strikes and pickets at other potential ASI job sites are planned. Click here to read more.