TCLG Helps Tennessee Electricians Recover More Than $30,800 in Back Wages

June 27, 2022

When the Tennessee East Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 175 noticed discrepancies regarding Massey Electric’s payroll on the construction of a Veteran’s Home in Cleveland, TN, they reached out to Torres Consulting & Law Group to get to the bottom of the matter. […]


TCLG Encourages Comments on DOL Davis-Bacon Proposed Updates

May 10, 2022

The Department of Labor is updating Davis-Bacon and Related Acts Regulations to support the original intent of the law and to update the interpretation to better align with modern construction practices and technology. TCLG’s compliance team has reviewed the proposed changes and is please that several of the Davis-Bacon enforcement issues our clients have been […]


It’s Labor’s Time

April 25, 2022

By Israel G. TorresManaging Partner I’ve been working with the building and construction trades for nearly 20 years and have the utmost respect for the hardworking tradeswomen and tradesmen who build our communities. There are no words to describe how excited I am to hear workers’ rights being discussed in the news, in boardrooms, in legislative […]


DOL Wage & Hour Division Released Proposed Changes to Davis-Bacon Related Acts

March 21, 2022

The Wage and Hour division released its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) which was developed after the public comment period. This is the most comprehensive review of DBRA in 40 years and addresses many of the issues that our unions are dealing with. The proposed changes would impact 71 DBRA laws applicable to federal and […]


Biden Issues Executive Order on Use of Project Labor Agreements for Federal Construction Projects

March 3, 2022

On February 4, 2022, President Biden signed the Executive Order on Use of Project Labor Agreements for Federal Construction Projects.[i] A major political win for all union construction workers, this single order will shift untold federal resources toward union contractors. The time to begin preparing for this new federal contracting environment is now. What the […]


TCLG Helps More New York Workers Claim $48,741.28 in Back Wages

May 14, 2021

Torres Consulting & Law Group’s wage compliance division helped recover more than $48,000 in back wages and benefits owed to New York workers. The New York Department of Labor (NYDOL), in response to a complaint filed by TCLG, found that Mullally Bros. Inc. (“Mullally”), a New York-based contractor, misclassified workers on the Olympic Regional Development […]


Labor Day: Essential Workers Deserve Our Support

September 4, 2020

By Israel G. TorresManaging Partner Labor Day weekend will be very different for many of us this year. Typically, we celebrate the end of summer with backyard barbecues and outings to Salt River, with a nod to the men and women of labor. This year, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, those gatherings may be subdued, […]


Arizona Cities Can Help the State Dig Out of a COVID-19 Recession

April 11, 2020

Managing Partner Israel G. Torres took our firm’s fight for the middle class to the opinion page of the Arizona Republic this morning to call on Arizona’s cities to implement prevailing wage policies. “Prevailing wage laws are proven to improve economic conditions for workers. When individuals are paid livable wages that reflect their training, skills […]


TLG Fights to Protect Public Health & First Amendment

April 3, 2020

Torres Law Group is fighting to protect public health and the First Amendment rights of Arizona’s voters. On April 2, 2020, our legal team filed a lawsuit on behalf of Arizonans for Fair Elections and Healthcare Rising Arizona seeking a temporary, emergency rule change to the ballot measure signature collection process. This change would allow […]


TCLG Staff Working Remotely During COVID-19 Outbreak

March 15, 2020

We are committed to the well-being of our clients, community and members of our Torres Consulting & Law Group family. In an abundance of caution and in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) throughout our community, we are implementing a temporary work-from-home policy for our staff starting on Monday, March 16, which […]


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