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NJDOL Issues Stop-Work Order to East Windsor Contractor

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Stop-work orders are issued by NDOL to halt work being performed in a way that exploits workers in efforts to combat wage and hour and prevailing wage violations. The most recent stop-work order was issued to Windsor Builders LLC of East Windsor, NJ for the construction of a building addition at the East Windsor Municipal Utilities Treatment Plant. NJDOL Press Release. NJDOL has issued 147 stop-work orders since these powers were expanded in July 2019.

*Above as posted in Masonry Contractors of New Jersey’s January 9, 2024 News Flash …

NJ Labor Department Issues Stop-Work Orders on School Construction Projects

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“In recent years, NJDOL has identified an alarming trend of unregistered contractors and worker exploitation at school construction projects,” said Joseph Petrecca, Assistant Commissioner of the Division of Wage and Hour and Contract Compliance. “We’re working closely with our partners in education at the state and local levels to ensure they are informed of their obligations under the law – not only to protect workers from being taken advantage of, but also to safeguard upstanding employers from being edged out by unfair competition at workers’ expense.”

In the past several months stop-work orders were issued to contractors on school projects …