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COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction: April 19-23, 2021

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Vaccine Awareness Week in Construction, April 19-23, 2021, is a campaign to raise awareness of the safety, effectiveness, and benefits of COVID-19 vaccination among construction workers. The CDC recommends that all workers in the U.S. get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as they are eligible to end the pandemic and help Americans return to their normal lives.  Learn how you can get a COVID-19 vaccine at cdc.gov/coronavirus/vaccines.

 

The IUBAC and ICE encourage members and contractors to access the COVID-19 Vaccines. Read the statement released on March 31, 2021

 

CISC/NIOSH WEBINAR April 21, 2021 @ 2pm: COVID-19 Vaccines

Pennsylvania Contractor Steals $20 Million from Employees

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Pennsylvania Charges Contractor With $20-Million Prevailing Wage Violation

As part of a state crackdown on prevailing wage theft and worker misclassification, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has charged Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc., a longtime state Dept. of Transportation contractor with four counts of theft for allegedly diverting $20 million from hourly craft worker pensions from 2015 to 2018 to profitsharing funds for other employees and top managers of the company.

An April 8 criminal indictment accuses the State College, Pa.-based contractor of misrepresenting amounts it paid workers for fringe benefits, which were higher and would count toward meeting prevailing wages …

NJDOL Investigates: Contractor Owes $1.2M in Unpaid Wages

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NJDOL Investigation into Unpaid Wages Finds Contractor Owes $1.2M to Workers

TRENTON – Three Sons Restoration LLC of Union was assessed approximately $2.75 million in back wages, penalties, and fees following a New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) investigation into the contractor’s failure to pay its employees the state prevailing wage at six job sites.

The NJDOL further investigated Three Sons Restoration after finding wage violations at two of the contractor’s job sites in August 2019 – Maurice Hawk Elementary School in West Windsor and Bayonne Fire House, Engine 6 in Bayonne – both of which resulted …