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Few advocates for workers, no oversight of laws and regulations and a construction industry eager to cut costs lead to a tough work environment. Taxpayers get hurt, too.
Makson Inc. was a big player on government-backed affordable housing projects in North Carolina during the recession. But it used a practice regulators say may violate federal labor laws.
Few inside the construction industry of North Carolina are talking, let alone acting, on the problem of worker misclassification and the problems it causes for honest employers and taxpayers. Those who are get frustrated by how difficult it is t...
When a $52 million sliver of the federal stimulus arrived at the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency in the summer of 2009, nearly 40 developers from Concord to Fayetteville clamored for a piece of the action.
During a construction push funded by stimulus money, local regulators were never told to watch for misclassification. The state housing finance agency vows change.
The FBI has investigated Charlotte-based bus maker DesignLine in the past year over allegations related to used parts on new buses, an attorney representing creditors of the bankrupt company told the Observer on Friday.