The Cost of Construction investigates a string of controversial deaths in Las Vegas during the construction of MGM's CityCenter, the most expensive private construction project in US history.
The film unfolds to look at worker safety nationally, revealing a pattern of negligence at the highest corporate and government levels.
THE Cost of Construction
Former Sec. of Labor under Clinton / Chancellor of Public Policy, UC Berkeley.
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health
Pulitzer Prize winning reporter for The Las Vegas Sun
Son killed at the Orleans Hotel, Las Vegas
Construction worker/Contractor; Brother-in-law killed at CityCenter
Professor of Law and Economics: Vanderbilt University
Congressman (D-CA) / House Education and Labor Committee
Firefighter and first responder for the Clark County Fire Department
Director, Safety and Health Department, AFL-CIO
Former Associate Dir. Safety & Health Research, CPWR
Prof. George Washington - Environmental & Occupational Health
Dir of Health & Safety - Change to Win
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary – Federal OSHA
Las Vegas business reporter (Engineering News Record)
Clark County Commissioner (Las Vegas official)
Executive secretary-treasurer, Southern Nevada Building Trades Council