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Cleaning company accused of violating labor laws

September 16, 2010
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KANSAS CITY, MO — A cleaning company co-owned by former Chiefs tight end Tony Gonzalez fumbled on the Arrowhead Stadium renovation project, according to The Kansas City Star.
Misdemeanor charges were filed last week in Jackson County Circuit Court in Independence against Xtreme Clean 88 for failing to make sufficient benefit payments under prevailing wage laws last year at Arrowhead, the article stated.
According to the article, prevailing wage laws require that public bodies awarding work on projects ensure that contractors pay competitive wages and benefits.
"In the case of Xtreme Clean, 19 employees working on the Arrowhead project last year were not provided prevailing wage on the benefits portion of their pay," said Jackson County Prosecutor Jim Kanatzar.
The benefits losses, which could include health insurance and retirement benefits, ranged from $2,000 to $11,000 for each employee, the article noted.
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