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US Department of Labor and NY Officials Crackdown on Wage Theft in the Construction Industry

US Department of Labor and NY Officials Crackdown on Wage Theft in the Construction Industry

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December 6, 2017
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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the results of a broad partnership to bring criminal charges against contractors who have stolen wages.

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Employment Rights of Undocumented Workers

Employment Rights of Undocumented Workers

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September 1, 2017
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In this uncertain political climate, it is important to understand the legal rights and remedies available to immigrant and undocumented workers.

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Department of Labor Sues Arizona Farm for Violating the Rights of Farm Workers

Department of Labor Sues Arizona Farm for Violating the Rights of Farm Workers

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August 17, 2017
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G Farms was accused of failing to set hourly wages, failing to keep hourly records, and providing dangerous housing to farm workers in El Mirage, AZ.

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Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $5 Million in Prevailing Wage Underpayments Recovered in First Half of 2017

Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $5 Million in Prevailing Wage Underpayments Recovered in First Half of 2017

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August 12, 2017
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Governor Cuomo said $5,287,405 was returned to 2,285 workers in the first 6 months of 2017 due to prevailing wage enforcement efforts by the NYSDOL.

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Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Combat Worker Exploitation And Abuse

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Combat Worker Exploitation And Abuse

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July 17, 2015
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Governor Cuomo signed legislation yesterday that will protect employees from unsafe working conditions and unfair practices. Find more on this story here.

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