Two Contractors Charged With Fraud, Stealing Identities of Minority Businesses

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Two construction executives were charged with fraudulently obtaining public contracts worth millions of dollars by stealing the identities of two minority-owned businesses, and failing to pay more than $400,000 to more than 50 employees, the state attorney general’s office said today. One of the executives, Michael Martin, 47, of Latham, formerly owned Eastern Building & Restoration Inc. in Albany. Read …

California, Maryland Make GCs Liable for Unpaid Wages of More Workers

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It?s been said that as California goes, so goes the nation. If so, general contractors throughout the country may soon be taking on more responsibility for the unpaid wages of the workers on their construction projects than they might have expected. As of January 1, 2018, Assembly Bill 1701 makes general contractors liable for the unpaid wages of any employee …