Contractor Fights Gov't Ban In Katrina Trailer Wage Row

Law360, New York (July 26, 2012, 6:40 PM EDT) -- A Mississippi contractor on Tuesday sought to reverse the U.S. Department of Labor's decision to bar the company from receiving government contracts for three years for alleged wage violations committed while it was fulfilling a $95 million contract to provide trailers for Hurricane Katrina victims.

Jackson, Miss.-based Tri-County Contractors Inc. contends that the DOL's Administrative Review Board failed to account for “unusual circumstances” that might have altered the decision to debar the company. The lawsuit does not explain what the “unusual circumstances” were.

“The board's decision...
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