Posts Tagged ‘Hurricane Sandy’

Feb
2014
19

Prevailing Wage Settlement Long Overdue in Hurricane Sandy Clean Up Case, Lawmakers Say

  Looks Great Services, a Long Island contractor hired to help clean up downed trees after Hurricane Sandy, has reached a settlement with 16 workers it did not pay the prevailing wage.  The workers were employed by Kansas-based Custom Tree Care, a subcontractor of Looks Great.  In the state of New York a prime contractor [&hellip...;
Nov
2013
15

NY Gov Cuomo Encourages Underpaid Superstorm Sandy Cleanup Workers to File Claims

NY Gov Cuomo Encourages Underpaid Superstorm Sandy Cleanup Workers to File Claims
  Speaking at an event at Stony Brook University, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo urged workers who believe they were underpaid for Superstorn Sandy cleanup work to contact the Labor Department.  Workers have two years from their last day of work to file a claim. While answering questions about prevailing wage violations, Cuomo stated:...
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Sep
2013
23

Hurricane Sandy Cleanup Contractor Forced to Cough Up $500,000 in Unpaid Prevailing Wages

  A contractor who landed work cleaning up three public hospitals after Superstorm Sandy has been ordered to pay over $500,000 in back wages after their subcontractors failed to pay prevailing wages.   Signal Restoration Services brought in extra help to manage its Bellevue Hospital Center, Coney Island Hospital and Coler-Goldwater Hospital...
Jun
2013
14

DOL Will Host Pair of Conferences to Ensure Prevailing Wage Compliance on Hurricane Sandy Rebuilds

DOL Will Host Pair of Conferences to Ensure Prevailing Wage Compliance on Hurricane Sandy Rebuilds
  In order to ensure that the billions invested after Hurricane Sandy are used properly, the  U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (DOL WHD) has announced two conferences in New York and New Jersey to educate and train those with federal contracts about applicable prevailing wage laws. The conferences will take place June...