ABC Keystone offers Career Development Education, Safety Training,
Networking Events & Advocacy Engagement to Members.

Select education & training seminars are open to non-members.

Members SAVE! Learn more

Please consider using a Mozilla Firefox or Chrome browser when registering to maximize functionality.

If you have any difficulties, please call (717) 653-8106. Thank you!

We can customize classes for you at your site! Please reach out to (Safety) or (Career Development) for more information.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

The Criminalization of Construction: Best Protections from Prosecution, Disbarment, Heavy Fines & Jail Time for Prevailing Wage & Act 72 Violations – A FREE Hot Topic Seminar for ABC Keystone Members

September 14 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am


Gavel with Papers


The Criminalization of Construction:
Best Protections from Prosecution, Disbarment,
Heavy Fines & Jail Time for Prevailing Wage
& Act 72 Violations

Plus Changes to NLRB Personnel Impacts
Now & To Come

Tuesday, September 14 | 8:00 am – 10:00 am

at ABC Keystone

A FREE Hot Topic Seminar for ABC Keystone Members!

Seminar Overview:

Recent indictments for worker misclassification, misappropriation of fringe benefit dollars and misclassification of independent contractors are serious reminders that not properly following Prevailing Wage (PW) rules can have grave consequences. The latest rulings will be discussed as well as what you need to do to successfully navigate pitfalls on PW projects.

Benefits of Attending:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of Prevailing Wage and Employee Classification
  • Have confidence that you are handling the Prevailing Wage fringe properly and to your benefit
  • Know you are in compliance with the legal standard for independent contractors
  • Become familiar with recent prosecutions in PA relating to Prevailing Wage and Independent Contractors, NRLB changes and their impacts on the industry

Topics of Understanding:

  • Prevailing Wage – the law, how to follow it and how it is being applied
  • Act 72 – Independent Contractor rules
  • Recent prosecutions in PA – “theft to wages,” misclassification, criminal prosecution, fines and jailtime
  • President Biden’s Changes to NLRB Personnel are making an impact with more to come
  • Ask the Attorney: Your Questions Answered


Thomas R. Davies, Esq., Harmon & Davies, P.C. serves as a Partner in Harmon & Davies, P.C., Lancaster, Pennsylvania office. He concentrates his practice on the representation of employers in labor and employment related matters.  Tom regularly speaks on labor and employment related issues at seminars for personnel professionals, attorneys and business leaders. He has also testified on labor issues before Committees of the United States House of Representatives and the Pennsylvania Legislature.

Prior to partnering with Rick Harmon to form Harmon & Davies, P.C. in 1987, Tom served as a Trial Attorney with the National Labor Relations Board in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. During his twelve years with the NLRB, Tom investigated more than a thousand unfair labor practice cases, conducted more than a hundred representation elections and tried many cases to successful conclusion.

Tom earned his Juris Doctor from Duquesne University School of Law in 1981 and his Bachelor Degree from Lafayette College in 1974.  Tom is admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar, as well as the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fifth, Seventh, Ninth and D.C. Circuits, and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania, as well the Central and Northern Districts of Illinois.  He is a member of the Keystone, Central Pennsylvania and Cumberland Valley Chapters of ABC.  Tom had the honor of serving as the 2009 Chairman of the Board of the Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors.

Registration Details:

Preferred registration date: Seven days prior to session date

Seminar includes: Instruction with Question and Answer Session

If you must cancel for any reason, please contact us immediately; substitutions are permitted.

ABC Keystone Membership can help you advance your business!
Contact Mike Bachman Director of Membership to find out more.


The numbers below include tickets for this event already in your cart. Clicking "Get Tickets" will allow you to edit any existing attendee information as well as change ticket quantities.
Tickets are no longer available


September 14
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Event Categories:
, ,
Event Tags:
, , ,


Erin Hiles


ABC Keystone
135 Shellyland Road
Manheim, PA 17545 United States
+ Google Map
View Venue Website