NH construction company is fined $160,000

BOSTON — A New Hampshire construction company was fined more than $160,000 in restitution and penalties by the state of Massachussetts for failing to pay employees the proper wage and overtime for nine public works projects completed between 2014 and 2015.

Attorney General Maura Healey’s Office issued three citations against Manchester-based Northeast Partition Specialties Inc. and owner Fredrick Breth, who were also accused of failing to submit accurate payroll records.

“Companies that do business in Massachusetts must play by the rules,” Healey said in a statement Wednesday. “Prevailing wage laws are intended to ensure a level playing field for companies and provide a real, living wage to workers.” *| More…

| Union Leader

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