Michigan first enacted a statute protecting public underground facilities in 1974, M.C.L. § 460.701 et seq. P.A. 1974, No. 53. It was substantially amended in 1992. P.A. 1992, No. 38. However, the law was completely repealed and replaced in 2014 with MISS DIG Underground Facility Damage Prevention and Safety Act, […]
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Criminal Charges Filed For Alleged Violations Of Indiana Common Construction Wage Act
Not only can an employer face civil charges for not complying with state and federal laws regarding employees’ wages, they can also face criminal charges. As was the case for David Roark of D. Roark Drywall LLC, an Indianapolis drywall contractor in 2013. Within certain industries there will be specific […]
Indiana Common Construction Wage Act Repealed Effective July 1, 2015
The Indiana Common Construction Wage Act (“CCWA”) was first established in 1935. The primary purpose was to avoid out of state contractors from undercutting Indiana contractors on construction bid projects, where out of state contractors typically would hire cheaper and less-skilled laborers. Another primary goal was to increase the middle […]