Hunt Ortmann is one of the foremost authorities on California construction law, contracts, dispute resolution and litigation offering additional legal services in the areas of business and commercial law, employment matters and labor law compliance, real estate, insurance and suretyship.
Hunt Ortmann Wins Significant Prevailing Wage Claim Reduction for
LOS ANGELES – Hunt Ortmann senior counsel, Emily A. Kromke recently obtained a ninety-five percent (95%) reduction on a Civil Wage and Penalty Assessment issued by California’s Department of Industrial Relations on behalf of her client Young and Associates, Inc. The DLSE agreed to reduce wages owed from $601,886.04 to $13,148.57 and to reduce penalties to less than ten percent of that originally assessed. In total due to Ms. Kromke’s efforts the DLSE reduced its Assessment from an initial value of $960,826.04 to a final settlement amount of $43,457.45.
Young and Associates, Inc. is a Pasadena contractor specializing in sewer, storm drain and pipeline projects since 1962.
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Based in Pasadena, Calif., Hunt Ortmann is one of the foremost authorities on California construction law, contracts, dispute resolution and litigation. In addition, the firm offers a host of complementary legal and business services aimed at assisting clients with employment and labor counseling, insurance, real estate and other commercial issues. For nearly five decades, Hunt Ortmann’s team has applied their multi-faceted understanding of the construction space and related industries on behalf of clients that include developers, general contractors, subcontractors and materials suppliers, as well as public and municipal entities, among others.
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