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AG Coalition Files Amicus Briefing in Sixth Circuit Supporting OSHA Worker Safety Laws

A group of 19 Democratic AGs filed an amicus brief in Allstates Refractory Contractors, LLC v. Walsh, a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in which an Ohio company has challenged OSHA’s promulgation of “permanent safety standards,” arguing that it is unconstitutional and the federal nondelegation doctrine prohibits it from…

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Massachusetts Enforces Wage & Hour Laws in Multiple Industries

Massachusetts AG Maura Healey issued citations against construction companies Machados Construction Services LLC, Real Construction Inc., and WF North Lion Inc., and related individuals, over allegations that they failed to pay the prevailing wage on a public construction project, paying only $15 to $20 per hour instead of the state-mandated prevailing wage rate of $68.72 per hour. The citations total nearly $637,000 in restitution for workers and penalties.

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