Sen. Jeff Flake introduces TIRE Act— would exempt highway and infrastructure projects from Davis-Bacon prevailing wage law

January 30, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TEMPE, ARIZ., JANUARY 30, 2017 – Last week, Sen. Jeff Flake introduced legislation that would devastate working families by slashing the wages protected by the Davis-Bacon Act. Sen. Flake’s bill—the TIRE Act— would exempt infrastructure projects from having to comply with the prevailing wage requirements that other federally funded construction projects are […]

Torres Law Group defends Arizona minimum wage increase from attacks by Arizona Chamber of Commerce

December 20, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jim Barton, (602) 626- 8805 TEMPE, Ariz.  – December 20, 2016 – Torres Law Group attorneys Jim Barton and Saman Golestan headed to court today to defend Proposition 206 from a constitutional challenge by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce. Proposition 206 is a voter initiative to raise the minimum wage in […]

TCLG efforts lead to recovery of fringe benefits for Florida pipefitters

February 19, 2016

Torres Consulting & Law Group helped the Florida Pipe Trades achieve success after the TCLG compliance team filed third party complaints to the U.S. Department of Labor targeting three Florida contractors. The DOL found RTD Construction Inc. to be in violation of Davis-Bacon and related Acts requiring back wages of $268,000 to be paid to […]

Oklahoma compliance investigation nets workers’ pay

February 18, 2016

TCLG’s compliance team found Davis-Bacon violations in Oklahoma while monitoring projects for the Oklahoma Construction and Building Trades. Wiljo Interiors Inc. in Tulsa paid more than $200,000 in unpaid wages and benefits to 178 misclassified construction workers after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour division. The investigation found that Wiljo […]

TCLG welcomes two new Davis Bacon compliance clients

January 5, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shannon Reed, 602-626-8805 TEMPE, Ariz. – Jan. 5, 2016 – Torres Consulting and Law Group (TCLG) is pleased to announce two new clients for Davis Bacon compliance services; the Operating Engineers Local Union Local 627, located in Tulsa, OK and the Georgia/Carolina Pipe Trades. TCLG will be conducting compliance monitoring services […]

Torres Law Group names Attorney James Barton as a Partner

December 30, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shannon Reed, 602-626-8805 TEMPE, Ariz. – December 30, 2015 – Torres Law Group, a leading political law firm in Arizona, has named James Barton as a Partner of the firm. Barton leads the firm’s political law division that includes advice on the formation and operation of political action committees, election law […]

TCLG named one of the Best Places to Work in Phoenix for second time

December 4, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Shannon Reed, 602-626-8805 TEMPE, Ariz. – Dec. 4, 2015 – Torres Consulting & Law Group is recognized as one of the Phoenix Business Journal’s Best Places to Work in the Valley. The annual designation spotlights metro Phoenix companies with great workplace practices whose operations are changing the business landscape. TCLG earned […]

Mark El-Tawil, Regional CEO, Humana

November 25, 2015

“Torres Consulting has been integral to Humana establishing business development strategies and plans to elevate our visibility in Arizona, with valuable and meaningful relationship building at the forefront of those efforts.”

Jonathan Rothschild, Mayor, City of Tucson

November 19, 2015

“I have worked closely with Torres Consulting as a candidate and now as a representative of the people of Tucson. Through this, I have seen first-hand how the firm translates its clients’ needs into public- and social-policy advancements for working families here in my community and across the state.”

Joe Standley, retired General Vice President, International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers

“TCLG takes an unconventional, aggressive and innovative approach to business development and outreach in the organized construction trades.”