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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 …

Attorney General James And NYC Comptroller Stringer Announce Sentencing Of Construction Contractors For Failing To Pay More Than $280,000 In Wages To Workers In Public Work Projects


Vickram Mangru, Owner and Operator of Vick Construction and AVM Construction Corp., is Sentenced to 30 Days in Jail, and 3 Years of Probation for Failing to Pay Prevailing Wages on Construction Work at Several Bronx Public Schools  BRONX – Attorney General Letitia James and New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer today announced the sentencings of Vickram Mangru, his wife Gayatri …