Let’s Stop Tax Fraud

2018-06-28T22:20:47+00:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Let's Stop Tax Fraud Recently, a growing number of construction contractors have been caught engaging in tax fraud and worker misclassification. What was once thought to be a case of a few bad apples, has been revealed as an entire underground network of fraudulent contractors and seedy labor brokers, feeding off [...]

Carpenters Applaud Hickenlooper’s Executive Order

2018-07-13T14:28:10+00:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                              Contact: Alexis Olbrei, 213.238.2355, aolbrei@swcarpenters.org June 6, 2018 CARPENTERS APPLAUD HICKENLOOPER’S EXECUTIVE ORDER [...]

The Fight Against PAYROLL FRAUD

2018-04-18T19:30:46+00:00April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Current Events|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Fight Against Payroll Fraud Payroll fraud, considered the "dirty little secret" of the construction industry, drains tax revenues and hurts honest employers every year. The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) is working hard to make construction markets across our council more fair and honest by helping local officials hold unscrupulous employers accountable and [...]

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Telemundo Denver Investigates – Colorado Carpenters stand-up against industry-wide payroll fraud (with English subtitles)

2018-04-18T18:34:53+00:00October 10th, 2017|Categories: Current Events|Tags: , , , , |

Telemundo Denver Investigates: Colorado Carpenters stand-up against industry-wide payroll fraud Denver – On Friday, Telemundo Denver reported on Denver’s underground economy. Telemundo reports (below) that Colorado contractors and subcontractors all too often work with labor brokers to acquire construction labor at below-market rates. These labor brokers or ‘Coyotes’ can offer developers, contractors, and subcontractors much lower [...]

Union Carpenters and the Fight Against Payroll Fraud

2018-04-18T18:38:37+00:00October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Current Events|Tags: , , , , |

UBC, SWRCC Stand Up for Honest Employment: The Fight Against Payroll Fraud Payroll fraud, considered the "dirty little secret" of the construction industry, drains tax revenues and hurts honest employers every year. The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) is working hard to make construction markets across our council more fair and honest by helping [...]

Carpenters Win Big in Fight Against Payroll Fraud

2018-04-18T18:46:00+00:00September 20th, 2017|Categories: Current Events|Tags: , , , |

Carpenters Win Big in Fight Against Payroll Fraud The Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (SWRCC) won a substantial victory last week in the fight against payroll fraud, a historic issue for workers in the construction industry and increasingly endemic for blue-collar workers across our great nation. Assembly Bill 1701 (AB 1701), passed by the California [...]