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Kentucky Republicans Pass Right-To-Work, Dropping The Hammer On Unions

Monday, January 9, 2017 - 4:02pm Written by admin

In a major setback for labor, the GOP also repealed the state’s prevailing wage law.

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Kentucky Republicans Poised To Pass Right-To-Work Law, Delivering Blow To Unions

Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 2:52pm Written by admin

The election of Gov. Matt Bevin (R) in 2015 and a GOP takeover of the state legislature in November paved the way for the approval of right-to-work legislation in Kentucky.

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Get Out To Vote

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 10:06am Written by admin

Union members who don't vote elect anti-union officials. Thanks to our many members who continue to show the importance of voting in the upcoming election!

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Indiana Interim Study Committee Reviews Payroll Fraud Issue

Friday, September 9, 2016 - 3:33pm Written by admin

Yesterday the Indiana Interim Study Committee on Employment and Labor heard testimony from construction contractors on the issue of

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2015 Omnibus Bill Includes Delay on ‘Cadillac Tax’ So Families with Healthcare in US are Protected for Now

Friday, September 9, 2016 - 7:58am Written by admin

Members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) and participants in other employer sponsored health care plans in the U.S. can rest a little easier now that implementation of the “Cadillac tax” on those benefits has been delayed until 2020.

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Ashland contractor cited $117K over police station project wages

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 7:20pm Written by admin

Ashland subcontractor On-Time Construction Services, Inc. and its owner Jonatas Vicente De Brito Barcelos have been cited $117,082 in restitution and penalties for intentionally violating the Massachusetts prevailing wage law and failing to submit true and accurate payroll records, Attorney General Maura Healey announced Monday.

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Ludlow contractor fined for not paying employees prevailing wage

Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 10:58am Written by admin

LUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) – Attorney General Maura Healey announced on Tuesday that a Ludlow contractor has agreed to pay more than $27,000 in restitution and penalties for violating the Massachusetts prevailing wage law.

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City of Berkeley Enacts First of Its Kind Wage Theft Prevention Ordinance

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 8:58pm Written by admin
New Law Will Strengthen Wage Law Compliance on Large Construction Projects

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Last night, the City of Berkeley approved a first-of-its-kind local ordinance aimed at preventing wage theft on local construction projects, Smart Cities Prevail announced today.

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Weakening Prevailing Wage Hurts Local Contractors

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 11:06am Written by dgarcia

A case study from Southern Indiana demonstrates how weakening prevailing wage negatively impacts local contractors and local workers.

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Naples Business Owner Arrested for $700,000 Workers’ Compensation Fraud Scheme

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 2:41pm Written by dgarcia

5/20/2016

Naples, Fla. – Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater today announced the recent arrest of Raimundo Hernandez-Argueta, owner of Naples construction company Complete Framing Professionals (CFP).

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