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How this ironworker went from $13,000 a year to $100,000 a year

How this ironworker went from $13,000 a year to $100,000 a year

Memesha Davis is looking forward to making $100,000 this year as a Local 40 ironwork journeyman in New York City. Before becoming a union worker, Davis worked in retail, customer service and hospitality, among other jobs. She was bringing in about $13,000 a year and relied on Medicaid and food stamps to survive. Most recently, her team helped build the city's newest skyscraper, One Vanderbilt.
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Thu, Nov 12 20209:58 AM EST
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