Archive for December, 2019 | Monthly Archive

Israel Torres Appointed to Forest Lakes Fire District Board

December 18, 2019

Managing Partner Israel G. Torres has been appointed to the Forest Lakes Fire District Board of Directors. As a board member, Torres will provide oversight and guidance regarding the district’s operations, strategic initiatives, policies, and finances. The Forest Lakes Fire District provides emergency medical response and fire response services to the residents of Forest Lakes, […]

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Torres Consulting & Law Group Welcomes Mark Cardenas

December 11, 2019

Mark Cardenas has joined the government relations team at Torres Consulting & Law Group (TCLG) as a legislative affairs specialist. He will assist clients at the local, state, and national level in building productive relationships with policy makers and stakeholders that further their missions. Cardenas served in the Arizona House of Representatives (LD 19) from […]

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Let’s Work Together to Address Workforce Development

December 6, 2019

By Israel G. Torres, Managing Partner As we wrap up the year at TCLG, I’ve been thinking about the connection between worker readiness, specifically in the construction industry, and the components of a strong economy that works for everyone. Recently, I sat down with Phoenix Business Journal Publisher Ray Schey, Kitchell Project Director Scott Root, […]

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New Year, New Paid Leave Rule for Federal Contractors

December 3, 2019

As of January 1, 2020, certain employers that contract with the Federal Government must provide their employees with up to seven days of paid sick leave annually, according to the DOL’s final rule of Executive Order 13706, Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors. This paid leave requirement also applies to leave for family care […]

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