U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao
Alliance agreement with the leaders of four international labor unions in a
cooperative effort to improve worker health and safety by encouraging
alcohol-free and drug-free workplaces and mines. Secretary Chao signed the
agreement at the Labor Department with Frank Hanley of the International Union
of Operating Engineers, Doug McCarron of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters
and Joiners of America, Joseph J. Hunt of the International Association of
Bridge, Structural, Ornamental, and Reinforcing Iron Workers, and Newton B.
Jones of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers.