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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Israel Torres Shares Insights at Table of Experts Construction 2020

November 15, 2019

Managing Partner Israel G. Torres sat down with Phoenix Business Journal Publisher Ray Schey, Kitchell Project Director Scott Root, and BeachFleischman PC Accounting and Assurance Shareholder Bryan Eto to discuss Arizona’s construction industry, specifically workforce development and its impact on our region’s economic growth. The conversation was published in Phoenix Business Journals special section Table […]

ASARCO Workers Fight for their Families’ Futures

October 30, 2019

As 2,000 ASARCO workers go into the third week of their strike, Torres Consulting & Law Group continues to monitor the impact this strike is having on the workers, their families, and the close-knit mining communities throughout Southeastern Arizona. We visited the company’s Hayden Complex earlier this month and met UA Local 469 member Ken […]

TCLG Stands with ASARCO Workers

October 15, 2019

Torres Consulting & Law Group stands in solidarity with the miners and building trades workers at ASARCO who are fighting for a contract that includes fair wages, safe working conditions, and benefits that help them provide for their families.  When jobsite safety and worker training are weakened, and cost of living wages are ignored, our […]

Workforce Development Vital for Strong Business Climate

September 30, 2019

We know that investing in workforce development today means economic development tomorrow.

Israel G. Torres Appointed to Greater Phoenix Economic Council Board of Directors

September 20, 2019

Israel G. Torres, Managing Partner of Torres Consulting & Law Group, was appointed to the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) Board of Directors. Torres will serve with a dynamic group of business and government leaders who guide the Council and work collaboratively to shape the region’s economy. “I am honored to join this group of […]

Barton Named to Leaders of the Year in Public Policy by AZ Capitol Times

August 20, 2019

Torres Law Group Partner Jim Barton was named one of Arizona Capitol Times’ Leaders of the Year in Public Policy. The publication selected Barton because of his contributions to Arizona’s growth, and his dedication to improving the quality of life for all Arizonans. Barton is a champion for workers and their families, and a passionate […]

Torres Law Group Welcomes New Associate Attorney

June 21, 2019

TEMPE, Ariz. (June 21, 2019) – Jacqueline Mendez Soto has joined the legal team at Torres Law Group, PLLC, as associate attorney to provide legal services to the firm’s clients, specifically in the areas of labor and employment law, family law, and estate and probate law. Jacqueline began her career as a field examiner for […]