Ashland contractor ordered to pay $117K to employees

By Bill Shaner
July 29, 2016


BOSTON – An Ashland contractor must pay $117,000 in restitution after the Attorney General’s Office cited him for not paying employees fairly while they worked on the Acushnet Police Station.

On-Time Construction Services owner Jonatas Vicente de Brito violated the state’s wage law and failed to submit “true and accurate” payroll records, according to a release from Attorney General Maura Healey’s office Friday.

The AG’s investigators found that On-Time failed to pay three workers the prevailing wage, and that one wasn’t paid anything until the AG began its investigation a year ago. During this time, On-Time reported that its employees were paid the prevailing wage.

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