NY Officials Announce Construction Wage Theft Crackdown

Law360, New York (December 4, 2017, 9:19 PM EST) -- New York state and city officials on Monday charged a subcontractor and two alleged officers with grand larceny as part of a regional crackdown on wage theft in the construction industry, also announcing recent charges against other companies and officers they allege stole more than $2.5 million in wages from more than 400 workers.

State, city and county officials including Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. announced the initiative on Monday, the same day they filed charges...
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