The labor agreement for the new Nationals Park was intended to provide employment for District residents. Signed by city officials, labor leaders and contractors, it established five major goals. According to the contractor for the ballpark, here are the latest statistics:
NOTE: Journeymen are the highest-paid and most-skilled workers, while apprentices are paid less and are in training. | SOURCE: Clark/Hunt/Smoot | The Washington Post - February 24, 2008
A Test of 7th-Inning Stretch Proportions, Flush by Flush Article | It was an important, if not highly skilled, job required of 175 volunteers yesterday at Nationals Park. They were present for a synchronized swooshing, a choreography of commodes to test whether the new stadium's plumbing could handle the nearly steady flushing of more than 500 toilets and urinals.