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 …

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‘Bad Player Getting Justice’


500 Ironworkers, Welders Recoup $6M in Wages By RICHARD KHAVKINE A Maspeth, Queens, steel-fabrication company copped to cheating hundreds workers out of overtime pay and wages, and agreed to pay out more than $6 million owed to welders and ironworkers, according to its plea deal with the state Department of Labor following a joint investigation with the Manhattan District Attorney’s …

NYFFC Opposes Proposal to Weaken Construction Apprenticeships


Construction “IRAP” proposal threatens taxpayers, workers, and responsible contractors For Immediate Release August 26, 2019 Contact Matt Kent 716.261.7071 Hamburg, NY – The New York Foundation for Fair Contracting (NYFFC) submitted the following comment on the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed rule which threatens to erode quality construction apprenticeship programs: “The New York Foundation for Fair Contracting (NYFFC) recognizes …