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1099 Scam Exposes Abused Workforce in Construction
Posted on 15 Nov 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Stan Marek, the president and CEO of the Marek Family of Companies, an interior contracting company that has offices across the state, recently testified before the Texas Workforce Commission in advance of the agency’s final preparations for... Read More

Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Is Making New Homes More Expensive
Posted on 28 Aug 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Margaret Newkirk, Bloomberg, Aug. 28, 2017 - "Last year, Jim Brown and other home builders around Atlanta could get a good framing crew at a rate of $3.25 per square foot. This year, the few framers they can find demand, and get, almost double that... Read More

Construction in Texas: Workers Underpaid, Contractors Skirting the Law
Posted on 11 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

In this blockbuster 2-part report by NPR's Wade Goodwin , construction in Texas comes under the microscope. Highlights: April 10, 2013 - "Homebuilding and commercial construction may be an economic driver for the state, but it's also an... Read More

Report: Half of Texas Construction Workers Undocumented
Posted on 22 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Half of the construction workers in Texas are undocumented, according to a new report by an Austin immigrant rights group and University of Texas researchers that surveyed nearly 1,200 workers throughout the state. The report released Thursday... Read More

Duane Morris LLP: New E-Verify Requirement For Pennsylvania Public Works Contractors, Beginning Jan. 1, 2013
Posted on 8 Aug 2012 by Duane Morris LLP

On July 5, 2012, Pennsylvania Gov. Thomas Corbett signed into law S.B. 637 , requiring state public works contractors and subcontractors involved in projects of more than $25,000 to use E-Verify starting on January 1, 2013, or they will lose their right... Read More