NYSP step up patrols for holiday weekend - 13WHAM ABC Rochester NY - Top Stories
It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contribution workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of our country." Nice words, written after 10,000 workers marched in an 1882 "Labor Day Parade" and celebrated in a New York City park. That's what we pretend to celebrate even though it no longer exists for FedEx guys who are no longer "workers," but are now "contractors" or "involuntary entrepreneurs." Outsourced Americans. You could lump them with the franchisees of fast-food outlets. A corporation makes all the rules, avoids paying all the benefits and passes on the risk and liabilities to the franchisees. Got bad milk? Your problem.
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Cone Zone: Labor Day Holiday Weekend | KSTP TV - Minneapolis and St. Paul
In Owatonna, Interstate 35 is down to one lane in both directions. Expect the biggest delays this weekend on Thursday and Monday afternoons and evenings. Highway 95 is closed at the Rum River in Cambridge. The road closure lasts until October. Watch for lane shifts and ramp closures along Interstate 94 near Highway 25 in Monticello. All lanes are open, but the ramps to and from I-94 eastbound and Highway 25 are closed. In Central Minnesota, interchange work along Highway 10 in the city of Rice is nearing completion. Temporary stoplights have been removed from the westbound lanes; however, you will still encounter narrow lanes and temporary traffic signals on the eastbound side.
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That will include sobriety checks. "Labor Day weekend is typically one of the busiest times of the year for us," says Trooper Mark ODonnell. "We will be working around the clock with our partners in law enforcement to ensure people get to their gatherings safely." Police are encouraging people who plan to drink to have a plan in getting a designated driver. NYSP step up patrols for holiday weekend Related Stories Tuesday, August 5 2014, 10:27 PM Major business and economic reports due out today WASHINGTON (AP) -- Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.
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