NYC contractor admits guilt in wage theft scheme


From Michael Gartland for the New York Daily News: A NYC contractor, SAC Restoration, admitted to committing fraud and failing to pay its workers the prevailing wage.

They carried out their bad behavior — “failure to pay prevailing wages, nonpayment or underpayment of wages [and] nonpayment or underpayment or workers’ compensation insurance premium” — from 2014 to 2018, according to court records.

Those workers are owed $122,780. The owners are also required to pay out $32,188 in unpaid workers comp premiums to the New York State Insurance Fund. If they fail to pay in full, they could face up to a year behind bars.

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