Southwest Carpenters Applaud Polis for Signing HB19-1267

2019-05-16T16:59:50+00:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Press, Press Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Southwest Carpenters Applaud Governor Polis for Signing HB19-1267 into Law FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16th, 2019 Contact: Heather Rutman 213.615.9211 hrutman@swcarpenters.org DENVER, CO – With strong bi-partisan support, Governor Polis signed HB19-1267 into law this morning. The Human Right to Work With Dignity Act, carried by Representatives Jonathan Singer and Meg Froelich and Senators [...]

Colorado’s HB19-1267 Puts Cheating Contractors on Notice

2019-05-06T18:32:42+00:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

COLORADO’S HB19-1267 PUTS CHEATING CONTRACTORS ON NOTICE The Human Right to Work With Dignity Act Makes Non-Payment of Wages a Crime of Theft FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2019 Contact: Heather Rutman 213.615.9211 (m) hrutman@swcarpenters.org DENVER, CO – With a bipartisan 10-1 vote, House Bill 1267 passed out of the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, April 2nd. The Human Right [...]

Carpenters Fighting Cash Coyotes

2019-02-26T15:50:53+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Carpenters Fighting Cash Coyotes When Patrick Bieker joined the Southwest Carpenters, he spent most of his early career building schools all over southern California. “I’ve been on projects from Palmdale to downtown LA. Half my career was completing projects for Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD),” said Bieker. In his first 12 years, Bieker [...]

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 [...]