SWRCC Top Three: Week of January 18

Here are the top three things you need to know this week.

Here is the SWRCC Top Three for the week of January 18th:

Joe Biden will be inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States.

The inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States at noon on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, will mark the commencement of the four-year term of Joe Biden as president and Kamala Harris as vice president.

Mass COVID-19 vaccination sites are opening across the Southwest.

Check the COVID-19 Resource page for updated locations and information on getting vaccinated.

A new study finds that Union jobs sites are safer than non-union job sites.

A new study by the Institute for Work and Health in Toronto found that that lost-time injury claims were 31% lower on Union construction jobs than non-Union jobs. The study analyzed data from 50,000 companies representing 1.7 million workers in the Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional sectors from 2012-2018.

Have a great week and stay safe, healthy, and essential.