Well, well, look at this one.
No wonder why legitimate union contractors prices were rejected as being too "HIGH".
The New York State Department of Labor has heavily fined THREE NON-UNION CONTRACTORS at the Orange Regional Medical Center for PAYING WORKERS OFF THE BOOKS, NOT PAYING THEM OVERTIME and ILLEGALLY DEDUCTING MONEY FROM THEIR PAYCHECKS.
Not to mention they brought in Out of State Workers to do it.
The Department of Labor announced Wednesday that it fined the three companies a total of $265,207. The workers were robbed of $118,000 in wages and illegal deductions from what little pay they did get.
It all seems pretty clear now who were the good guys, who were the bad guys in the construction of this hospital.
The ones working and building the hospital didn't pay their taxes on their pay and yet the unemployed locals paid the tax on their unemployment checks.
Thanks Orange Regional Medical Hospital for all you have done to and for our local LEGITIMATE CONTRACTORS AND WORKERS.
And thanks for showing the entire Hudson Valley and the union workers why you cannot believe the spin put on the "sin" of making a prevailing wage or that it is bad for business.
We will forever use the Orange Regional Medical Center as an example of how many contractors in the construction business submit that "lowest bid".