Two unlawfully present Honduran nationals were sentenced Wednesday for conspiracy to commit wire fraud for their roles in a scheme that created shell companies to mask the unauthorized employment of workers in the construction industry. This case was investigated by U....

May 22, 2018

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited Douglas N. Higgins Inc., a South Florida utility company, after an employee suffered fatal injuries at a Naples Park worksite. The company faces $162,596 in proposed penalties, th...

May 16, 2018

A Chapter 11 reorganization plan has been approved for Fort Lauderdale-based Patriot National, but it doesn’t include severance pay for 250 employees of the insurance services firm who found themselves terminated on the day before last Thanksgiving.

“We haven’t seen a n...

May 16, 2018

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Desouza Framing Inc. for exposing employees to dangerous falls at two northwest Florida worksites. The Jacksonville-based residential framing contractor faces proposed penalti...