Anti-sweatshop bill vetoed by Onorato
Date of publication: February 19, 2011
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato vetoed a piece of legislation Friday passed by county council earlier this week that declared W&K Steel in Rankin a "sweatshop."
The legislation, passed Tuesday with the support of all seven of the council's Democratic members, would have made the company ineligible for county contracts. The four Republican council members abstained...