May 4, 2017
SB54—the 2014 law requiring oil refiners to pay contractors "prevailing wages"—continues to impact the construction industry. The impact will accelerate due to the court decision in December 2016 upholding the validity of the statute and the imminent expiration of the Red Circle contracts.
Contractors working in refineries should prepare for the following:
AALRR has formed an SB54 compliance team consisting of Steve Atkinson, Thomas Lenz, Ron Novotny, Robert Fried, Brent Garrett, Andres Hurwitz, and Brian Wheeler. If you have any questions about recent developments, feel free to contact any of these attorneys.