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With new information about Mayor Catherine Pugh’s book deals with nonprofits and businesses coming to light daily, and with one investigation already underway, Baltimore attorneys cautioned that it was unclear what, if any, laws may have been violated and that Pugh enjoys the presumption of innocence. Now on a leave of absence, Pugh is currently…

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On May 24, 2018, the Court of Appeals of Maryland filed its decision in Young Electrical Contractors, Inc. v. Dustin Construction, Inc. In its decision, the Court of Appeals analyzed a Subcontract under Virginia law to determine whether the payment provisions in the Subcontract were “paid-if-paid” or “paidwhen-paid” provisions. The Circuit Court held that a…

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General Contractor Liability for Unpaid Wages An employee of subcontractors or sub-subcontractor can sue the general contractors for unpaid wages. The general contractor is now responsible for ensuring that subcontractors are paying employees. The subcontractor must indemnify the general contractor for unpaid wages. Procurement – Architectural Services and Engineering Services – Reciprocal Preference The legislation…

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