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Bill to stop wage theft passes state Senate

Sept 6, 2017 - The state Senate today approved a bill to end wage theft in California. The bill still needs a concurrence vote from the Assembly before it goes to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown. (Read More)

Lawsuit shows need for AB 1701

Aug. 31, 2017 While the California Legislature debates a bill to hold general contractors accountable for making sure that their workers get paid, the state Labor Commissioner's Office has gone to court to recover wages stolen from 249 construction workers and to impose penalties on the subcontractor who officials say ripped them off. (Read More)

Homebuilders spending millions to defeat bill that would make sure workers don't get cheated

Aug. 29, 2017 - Some of California's biggest home builders are spending millions to kill a bill that would hold them accountable if their subcontractors cheat workers out of their pay. (Read More)

Robbie Hunter: Don't mess with prevailing wage

July 6, 2017 - State Building and Construction Trades Council President Robbie Hunter had a column posted today on the Los Angeles Daily News web site that punched back at recent anti-union commentaries that have criticized state and national prevailing wage laws. (Read More)

Union calls for single-payer advocates to “tone down” attacks on Rendon

June 28, 2017 - Robbie Hunter, the president of the State Building and Construction Trades Council, which represents over 400,000 construction workers in California, released the following statement today: (Read More)

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