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New York Appeals Court Confirms Construction Flaggers Must Be Paid Prevailing Wages
A New York appeals court ruled in favor of a class of flaggers who worked for Judlau Contracting Inc., a subsidiary of multi-billion dollar infrastructure contractor OHL Group. The court affirmed that Judlau flaggers who worked on New York public works projects since April 26, 2011 are entitled to recover prevailing wages. The flaggers are represented by Pelton Graham, an employment law firm with offices in New York and California. Continue Reading.
California Street Sweepers Sue Municipal Street Sweeping Contractor for Unpaid Prevailing Wages
Current street sweeper operator employees have sued Northern California’s largest municipal street sweeping contractor, Contract Sweeping Services, LLC (“CSS”), and the nation’s largest municipal street sweeping contractor that acquired CSS in 2021, Sweeping Corporation of America (“SCA”), for unpaid prevailing wages on dozens of public works projects throughout California. The class action has been filed on behalf of street sweepers who have worked for CSS and SCA during the last four years in California and were paid below the legally required prevailing wage for work performed on public streets and roadways on behalf of cities and municipalities. The case is Stoner et al. v. Contract Sweeping Services, LLC et al., Case No. 23CV410973, pending in the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Santa Clara. The street sweepers are represented by Pelton Graham LLP, an employment law firm with offices in California and New York. Continue Reading.