Almost $10M in Prevailing Wages Denied by NYC Contractor

A Queen’s contractor has recently been charged with stealing nearly $10 million from city prevailing wage contracts. The company, Parkside, kept almost $2 million in wages from its workers and almost $8 million from the state by manipulating how the workers were compensated. Even though Parkside brought in $100 million in contracts for Manhattan projects in 2016 to 2017, they altered worker’s timesheets and falsified payroll numbers instead of fairly paying its employees.

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A lawsuit filed against A-1 First Class Moving & Storage (“A-1 Moving”) alleges that A-1 Moving failed to pay its service employees the prevailing wage rate as set by the New York City Comptroller’s Office.  The prevailing wage is the pay rate set by law for work on public works projects.  The prevailing wage law covers anyone who:  works in construction under a public works contract on a City-owned facility; provides building services such as security, cleaning, temporary office clerical, ...

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