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TEMPE, Ariz. – July 23, 2015 –Torres Consulting and Law Group (TCLG) is honored to announce the firm’s first client based in the Northeast — Plumbers and Steamfitters UA Local 773, headquartered in South Glen Falls, N.Y. TCLG will be conducting compliance monitoring services on various state and federal construction projects to ensure workers are fairly paid. “We have a long history helping UA locals catch cheating contractors, and we are proud to have Local 773 as a client,” said TCLG Managing Partner Israel Torres. “Our goal is to help level the playing field on prevailing wage jobs, so honest contractors win more work and workers get paid the correct wage.” TCLG’s compliance services make sure contractors comply with prevailing wage laws. The TCLG compliance team audits certified payrolls, submits complaints to state and federal agencies when violations are uncovered and takes legal action, when necessary. Local 773’s members are highly trained craftsmen who fabricate, install and service residential, commercial and industrial piping systems. Local 773 members work in various facilities including, but not limited to, chemical plants, health care facilities, hotels and motels, office buildings, paper mills, power plants, public and private schools and high-tech facilities. Plumbers and Steamfitters UA Local 773 was chartered on April 12, 1919. Local 773 represents more than 450 union trained Plumbers, Pipefitters, Steam Fitters, Refrigeration Fitters and Service Techs. Local 773’s jurisdiction covers the entire Adirondack Region, which includes the geographical territory of Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Saratoga, Warren and Washington counties. TCLG provides a variety of consulting services, including regulatory compliance and public and government relations, to clients across the United States. A specialty is Davis- Bacon and prevailing wage compliance for local unions, contractor associations and building trades’ organizations.