A.G. Schneiderman Announces Contractor Will Pay Nearly $1 Million To Laborers Underpaid For Work On Taxpayer-funded Affordable Housing Units For Seniors

    A.G. Schneiderman Announces Contractor Will Pay Nearly $1 Million To Laborers Underpaid For Work On Taxpayer-funded Affordable Housing Units For Seniors

    NEW YORK, NY – March 4, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the resolution of an investigation into the labor practices of public-works contractor Procida Construction Corp. based on its own underpayments and underpayments by a subcontractorof dozens of workers during the construction of two affordable housing projects for seniors in Brooklyn. The Attorney General’s agreement requires Procida to pay back wages totaling $830,000 based on violations by the corporation’s subcontractor, which paid below the mandated prevailing wage rate at the Riverway project in Brownsville.

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