Contractor http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6604/more en Contractor Ordered to Pay $125,000 for Violating Wage Laws http://ecmweb.com/contractor/contractor-ordered-pay-125000-violating-wage-laws <div class="node-body article-body">A New Bedford-based solar energy company has been ordered to pay more than $125,000 in restitution and penalties for violating the Massachusetts prevailing wage and hindrance laws</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/contractor-ordered-pay-125000-violating-wage-laws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/contractor-ordered-pay-125000-violating-wage-laws#comments Around the Circuit Contractor Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:20:00 +0000 123601 at http://ecmweb.com Electrical Contractors Win Trips of a Lifetime http://ecmweb.com/contractor/electrical-contractors-win-trips-lifetime <div class="node-body article-body">Lutron Electronics has announced the results of its “Contractors Win with Lutron Sensors” promotion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/electrical-contractors-win-trips-lifetime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/electrical-contractors-win-trips-lifetime#comments Contractor News Wed, 01 Jul 2015 14:57:00 +0000 123581 at http://ecmweb.com Electrician Still Fighting with City over Settlement in Massachusetts http://ecmweb.com/around-circuit/electrician-still-fighting-city-over-settlement-massachusetts <div class="node-body article-body">A former city electrician who was fired illegally in 2003 has filed a complaint for civil contempt against the city in Superior Court, saying the city has refused to pay him what he is owed.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a 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electrical contractor now offers an emergency service line.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/tann-electric-starts-offering-emergency-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/tann-electric-starts-offering-emergency-service#comments Business Management News Mon, 22 Jun 2015 20:12:00 +0000 122261 at http://ecmweb.com Dejan Ristovski/iStock/Thinkstock The Top 5 Highest Paying States for Electricians http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/top-5-highest-paying-states-electricians <div class="node-body gallery-body">If you’re an electrician looking to climb to the top of the pay scale, you've got a lot of options within the continental U.S. — you could go west, east, or far north.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/top-5-highest-paying-states-electricians" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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construction put in place. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/business-management/rise-and-fall-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/business-management/rise-and-fall-power#comments Business Management Silver Fri, 19 Jun 2015 17:25:00 +0000 121581 at http://ecmweb.com Planning for Growth http://ecmweb.com/business-management/planning-growth <div class="node-body article-body">There’s a timeline in business just as there is in life. 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