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 […]

Lawmakers Attempt to Undermine Longstanding, Successful Union Apprenticeship Programs

June 18, 2019

Congressional Lawmaker Proposes Amendment that Would Put Taxpayer Money in the Pockets of Non-union Corporate Interests Tempe, Ariz. (June 18, 2019) On June 13, 2019, there was yet another attempt to create a taxpayer-funded revenue stream to pay for non-union apprenticeship programs and undermine successful union apprenticeship programs. U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Ark., introduced an […]

TCLG Adds Senior Communications Specialist to Team

May 9, 2019

TEMPE, Ariz. (May 9, 2019) – Torres Consulting & Law Group (TCLG) welcomes Brandi Devlin as senior communications specialist. “Helping our clients develop integrated communications strategies that expand their reach is vital to the work we do,” says TCLG Managing Partner Israel Torres. “Brandi brings years of experience to her role as senior communications specialist. […]

Statement from Torres Consulting & Law Group regarding Daniel Valenzuela and the Phoenix Mayoral Election’s news release titled, “Two Questions the Media Should be Asking Kate Gallego Today:”

February 25, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Garcia, TEMPE, Ariz. – February 25, 2019 – Revitalize Arizona and Residents for Accountability were created to support candidates for office who support working families here in Arizona. For Phoenix Mayor, that candidate who best fits that description is Kate Gallego, not Daniel Valenzuela. Kate Gallego has a long […]

TCLG Helps Florida Workers Claim Back Wages

February 22, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Garcia, 602-626-8805 TEMPE, Ariz. – February 22, 2019 – Our prevailing wage compliance division was at it again, helping recover more than $13,000 in back wages and benefits owed to workers in Florida. The U.S. Department of Labor (U.S. DOL) found that Comfort Temp Company (Comfort Temp), a Florida-based contractor, […]

Insulators, Plumbers, Pipefitters, Electricians, and Sheet Metal Workers prevail in New Mexico

January 9, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Laura Garcia, 602-626-8805 TEMPE, Ariz. – January 9, 2019 – Our clients were victorious in the recent U.S. Department of Labor (U.S. DOL) New Mexico metropolitan counties prevailing wage survey for Insulators, Plumbers, Pipefitters, Electricians, and Sheet Metal Workers. Wages will now be required to reflect compensation that matches the skills […]