2015 has flown by! I would like to thank all of our clients and friends for your most valued support during the last 12 months. Looking back over the year, I'm happy to see how our staff strength's have shined through in the daily work we do. This year we brought on several new clients, implemented a political training program and achieved many goals for our clients and our firm. As we celebrate the successes of 2015 we are excited to build on them for 2016 and beyond. We look forward with great anticipation to new challenges in the new year.
Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for a Wonderful 2016 from all of us at TCLG.
Torres Law Group named Attorney James Barton as a Partner
Torres Law Group has named James Barton as a Partner of the firm. Barton leads the firm's political law division that includes advice on the formation and operation of political action committees, election law litigation and labor law lobbying. Barton just celebrated his four year anniversary with Torres Law Group earlier this month.
TCLG selected as one of the Best Places to Work for the second time
TCLG was recognized as one of the Phoenix Business Journal's Best Places to Work in the Valley for 2015. The annual designation spotlights metro Phoenix companies with great workplace practices whose operations are changing the business landscape. The firm's first recognition came in 2011.
TCLG complaints led to over $310,000 worth of back wages and fringe benefits for Florida construction workers
Several complaints filed by TCLG against three Florida contractors yielded $311,424.93 in back wages and fringe benefits for construction workers. The three contractors, RTD Construction, Lake Mechanical,and
Randall Mechanical, were all found to be in violation of both Davis-Bacon Related Acts and Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act by the Department of Labor.
Davis-Bacon compliance monitoring services expanded in Oklahoma and started in Georgia and the Carolinas
TCLG is pleased to announce two new clients for Davis Bacon compliance services: The Operating Engineers Local Union Local 627, located in Tulsa, OK and the Georgia/Carolina Pipe Trades. TCLG will be conducting compliance monitoring services on various state and federal construction projects to ensure workers are paid fairly.
Torres Consulting and Law Group champions America's working families. TCLG strengthens political relationships, delivers effective communication strategies, builds stronger partnerships, and advances prevailing wage compliance for trade unions and their partners across the country. Our passion and unique expertise makes us a national leader for giving working families a voice.