Iowa Subcontractor Pays More Than $64,000 in Back Wages 

March 4, 2024

PHOENIX, Ariz. (March 4, 2024) – North Central Iowa Services, LLC was ordered to pay $64,077.99 in back wages owed to three employees.   Torres Consulting & Law Group’s (TCLG) compliance team examined the HVAC and plumbing subcontractor’s payroll and found that North Central Iowa Services failed to pay the proper fringe benefits to three employees […]

TCLG Compliance Division Uncovers Wage Violations for Valley Metro Light Rail

March 28, 2024

PHOENIX, Ariz. (March 25, 2024) – After a months-long investigation, the US Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division has recovered $607,395 for 227 people working on the Valley Metro Light Rail project in the City of Phoenix. Torres Consulting and Law Group Wage Compliance Division (TCLG) flagged the wage violations for Valley Metro […]

Arizona Capitol Times Honors Torres Consulting & Law Group Government Relations Director

January 31, 2024

PHOENIX, Ariz. (January 31, 2024) – Luke Douglas, Government Relations Director at Torres Consulting and Law Group, received a 2023 Rising Stars Award from the Arizona Capitol Times in December. The award recognizes young professionals who have made marks on Arizona’s political landscape early in their careers. He was honored at an event at the […]

Phoenix City Council, Tucson City Council Pass Historic Prevailing Wage Ordinances

January 10, 2024

PHOENIX, Ariz. (January 9, 2024) – Both the Phoenix City Council and Tucson City Council passed prevailing wage ordinances today within hours of each other, demonstrating their support for working families in the state’s two largest metro areas. “This is a great day for Phoenix and Tucson working families and sets a positive example for […]

New Mexico Contractor Violations Lead to Thousands in Back Wages for Electricians

January 19, 2023

The New Mexico Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association and IBEW Local 611 suspected Alive Electric, a New Mexico contractor, was not complying with apprenticeship ratios on their latest project, Westside Vehicle Maintenance. These suspicions of violations were brought to the attention of Torres Consulting and Law Group’s compliance team who looked further into […]

New Mexico Contractor Caught Misclassifying Electrical Workers

The New Mexico Chapter of National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and IBEW Local 611 found evidence of job misclassifications on a construction project at the Lincoln County Medical Center by VA Electric contractors. Concerns about these job misclassifications were reported to Torres Consulting and Law Group’s compliance team for further investigation. TCLG found that eight […]

TCLG Recovers Over $26,000 in Back Wages for New Mexico Electricians

New Mexico contractor Tom Hagan Enterprises Inc. (THECO) began construction on a new project at the Barrancas Mesa Elementary School. The New Mexico Chapter of National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and IBEW Local 611 were alerted that there were payroll inconsistencies. They enlisted the help of Torres Consulting and Law Group’s compliance team to investigate. […]

David Cook, Arizona State Representative (LD 7)

November 9, 2022

“If you need a team that can provide innovative strategies and comprehensive solutions that bridge political party lines, Torres Consulting and Law Group is the firm you want to work with.”

Berdetta Hodge, Tempe City Council

“Nobody in Arizona is more effective at advocating for the working class than Torres Consulting and Law Group. We’ve worked side-by-side on several projects since beginning my journey on the Tempe Union School Board and now the Tempe City Council. I can always depend on their professionalism and expertise to help expand opportunities for economic […]

Aaron Marquez, Phoenix Union High School Governing Board Member

“Their scope of service incorporates all levels of government. I’m proud of our work on the Phoenix Union High School Governing Board, and I couldn’t have done it without the expertise of TCLG.”