Workers drive hundreds of miles from home to work to stay on the job

FAIRFAX, Va. – Every morning, people across the nation drive to work, and in the current economy, driving to where the work is has added miles to commutes. In Central Texas, unionized sheet metal workers are working on job sites across the state, and they’re not complaining – even when their brand new trucks already have 70,000 miles on them. For unionized sheet metal workers in this part of the country, work can be hundreds of miles down the road with driving times of five hours, five days a week. Continue reading “Sheet metal workers find the commute is bigger in Texas”