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Owner of Ohio Glazing Company Pleads Guilty to Not Paying Employee Taxes

The owner of Greenville Architectural Glass in Greenville, Ohio, pleaded guilty to not paying employment taxes yesterday. Gail Cooper was the sole owner of the glazing company from 2007 to 2015. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, she admitted … Continue reading

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Florida Enacts Bill to “Harden” Schools Against Attacks

Last week, Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a sweeping $400 million bill to increase school security, mental health access and gun control in the aftermath of last month’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed 17 students. The … Continue reading

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Perfectus Accused of Aluminum Dumping by DOJ

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a complaint against a California company, alleging that it avoided paying $1.5 billion in tariffs by passing off illegally imported aluminum extrusions as finished products. The complaint, filed September 14, alleges that Zhongtian … Continue reading

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Novum to Pay $3 Million for Improper Use of Foreign Materials on Federally Funded Projects

A Wisconsin-based contractor will pay $3 million to resolve its liability arising from improper use of foreign materials on federally funded construction projects. Glass enclosure specialist Novum Structures violated contractual provisions that apply domestic preference statutes, recognized as “Buy American” … Continue reading

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DOJ, DOL Bolster Efforts to Punish Workplace Safety Violators

Over the past two years, workplace safety has been scrutinized, not only in the glazing and construction industries, but across all workplace sectors. The federal government’s Departments of Justice and Labor recently put an even tighter microscope on the issue. … Continue reading

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