June 20, 2023
Employees who should've been paid $37 an hour were paid $25 an hour, a U.S. Department of Labor investigation found.
The subcontractor on a South Florida Water Management project owed workers $171,998 in cash and benefits after paying some employees only 67% of what they should have been paid, the U.S. Department of Labor announced.
The money went to 11 people electricians employed by Clewiston’s Quality Electric Contracting. That’s an average of $15,636.18 in pay and benefits per person.