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Editor's note: This video was edited after initial publication for time and continuity issues. The Workers Defense Project had a march on February 27 demanding better wages and safer working conditions among other issues prevailing the construction industry in Texas. The current hourly wage for construction workers in Austin is about $7.50. Currently, the City is considering a proposal that will require companies coming to Austin an looking for a tax break to pay employees, including construction workers, $11 an hour.