Posts Tagged ‘el paso’

Mar
2016
11

El Paso Raises Wage Theft Ante, Will Forbid Violators from Holding City Permits, Licenses

El Paso Raises Wage Theft Ante, Will Forbid Violators from Holding City Permits, Licenses
  The El Paso City Council has passed an amendment to its existing wage theft ordinance that will allow it to withhold city licenses from businesses that have been found guilty of wage theft.  Prior to last night’s vote the city could only crack down on businesses that had contracts with the city.  The vote [&hellip…;
Dec
2014
12

El Paso Withholds Funds from Wage-Dodging Contractor, but Hasn’t Yet Passed Wage Theft Ordinance

  The El Paso City Council voted to withhold payment from contractor Urban Associates after allegations were made that it used a subcontractor who failed to pay the prevailing wage on a $27.4 million project.  An investigation was launched after employees of subcontractor Beltran Electrical Contractors filed complaints in March.  City staff…
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