BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced May 18 that her office cited three construction companies in the commonwealth more than $155,000 over allegations they all failed to pay the proper prevailing wage rate for work done on public works projects.
“Employers working on public projects have a duty to treat workers fairly and pay them what they are due,” Healey said in a statement. “My office works hard to uphold the prevailing wage laws because Massachusetts residents deserve to know their tax dollars are spent appropriately.”
Healey’s office cited RJ Morello Inc. $60,841 after the company allegedly failed to pay the prevailing wage and failed to submit true and accurate certified payroll records for a public works project at Everett Public Schools Plumbing Services in Everett.
Healey’s office cited Leveillee Architectural Millwork more than $50,000 after the company allegedly unintentionally failed to pay the prevailing wage and failed to submit true and accurate payroll records on four public construction projects.
Healey’s office cited Gemstone LLC $45,126 over allegations the company failed to pay the prevailing wage and failed to pay proper overtime to its workers.