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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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