Shut Down Public Contractors For Wage Violations: NJ Pol

Law360, New York (October 18, 2013, 6:33 PM EDT) -- The president of New Jersey's Senate on Thursday introduced legislation that would grant the state’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development the power to halt construction on public works projects if contractors fail to pay employees prevailing wages.

New Jersey Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney, D-Cumberland, introduced S3012 at a meeting of the Senate Labor Committee on Thursday. S3012 would amend the Public Works Contractor Registration Act, authorizing the state’s labor commissioner to issue a stop work order on a project if the contractor does not...
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