Violante v. Communities Southwest Development and Construction Company (2006) 138 Cal.App.4th 972

Herb Fox

Case Conclusion Date:March 16, 2006

Practice Area:Employment / Labor

Outcome:Affirmed

Description:Where a subcontractor on a public works construction project fails to pay its employees their lawful wages, can the employees hold the prime contractor liable for the unpaid wages? The Court of Appeal found that the prime contractor was not liable for its subcontractor’s failure to properly pay those wages.