Providing A ‘Level Playing Field’ For Workers, Public Bodies, Business Owners & Taxpayers To Ensure ‘All’ Benefit

Matt NYFFC

Published Wednesday, October 31, 2018 by WNYLaborToday.com Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell (HAMBURG, NEW YORK) – Fear – in a word, according to representatives of the non-profit New York Foundation For Fair Contracting, is holding back many Non-Union Construction Workers from reporting wage theft or unsafe working conditions. That’s because they don’t know where to go for help when it comes to being cheated out of their wages and their fringe benefits. And just how would they ever …

US prosecutors target construction firms that “institutionalise theft” from their own workers

Josh Lucas NYFFC

A recent spate of criminal prosecutions in New York and California against builders who don’t pay their workers the agreed wage suggests a hardening mood against corporate graft in the country. In one case, a luxury home-builder in Manhattan has been charged with stealing more than $1.7m from 500 workers through payroll tricks. Previously, failure to pay the correct wage …