Violante v. Communities SW. Dev. & Constr. Co., E037333
Subcontractor's employee on a public works project cannot sue the prime or general contractor on theories of statutory or contractual liability for the nonpayment of prevailing wages by the subcontractor, the employee's direct employer.
- Decided 03/16/2006
- Published 04/17/2006
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Law Offices of Herb Fox, Herb Fox, Santa Barbara; Donahoo & Associates and Richard E. Donahoo, Santa Ana, for Plaintiffs and Appellants., Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld, Sandra Rae Benson, Pasadena, Patricia M. Gates and Roberta D. Perkins, Oakland, for Northern California Electrical Construction Industry Labor-Management Cooperative Trust and Work Preservation Fund and Northern California Basic Crafts Alliance Amici Curiae on behalf of Plaintiff and Appellant Margarito Violante.
- For Appellees:
- Mundell, Odlum & Haws and James A. Odlum, San Bernardino, for Defendant and Respondent Yucaipa Valley Acres., Gresham, Savage, Nolan & Tilden, Theodore K. Stream, Riverside, William C. Holzwarth, San Bernardino; Cox, Castle & Nicholson, John S. Miller, Jr. and Dwayne P. McKenzie Los Angeles, for Defendants and Respondents Communities Southwest Development and Construction Company and Chapman Heights.