“When companies evade insurance premiums, they put their workers at risk of not receiving adequate insurance to cover on-the-job injuries,” said District Attorney Vance.
“Thanks to the joint investigation efforts of our Antiquities Trafficking Unit and Mexican authorities, these landmark cultural heritage items, which showcase the evolution of the Spanish state in Latin America and the roots of Mexican national identity, are heading home where they will be studied and treasured for generations to come.”
“La Oficina del Fiscal de Distrito de Manhattan continuará asegurándose de que los trabajadores no sean estafados por empleadores codiciosos. Los neoyorquinos pueden denunciar y obtener justicia, independientemente de su estado migratorio y sin temor a ser deportados”, recordó el fiscal de distrito de Manhattan, Cyrus R. Vance.
More than a dozen workers have been awarded more than $100,000 in unpaid wages for their work on billionaire Richard Branson’s under-construction Midtown hotel, officials said Tuesday. Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance said his office had won the wages for 18 workers from Ampak Electrical Services, an unlicensed, uninsured subcontractor based on Staten Island.
“The Manhattan D.A.’s Office will continue to ensure that hard-working people aren’t stiffed by greedy employers,” said District Attorney Vance.