A contractor caught with three years of unpaid wages actively paid immunity from prosecution

2022-05-20 0 By

Lanzhou Evening News report contractor embezzled labor fees to repay other debts, resulting in 18 workers without pay, after hiding absconding for 3 years.Recently, the contractor was arrested.Facing legal sanctions, he paid off more than 200,000 yuan to 18 workers in 10 days.February 17, reporters learned that Lanzhou New District procuratorate according to the contractor’s behavior, made a decision not to prosecute.From March 2018 to December 2018, Zhang, in the name of Longnan Labor Service Co., LTD., signed a labor subcontract for civil construction of Jingzhong Expressway with Party A Gansu First Engineering Co., LTD., and organized 18 workers for construction.After the project was completed in mid-November 2018, Zhang misappropriated the labor fees paid by Party A to repay other debts.After the workers repeatedly urged wages, Zhang so-and-so has changed the contact number and address.After receiving workers’ complaints, the Comprehensive law enforcement Bureau of Qinchuan Park delivered a notice of rectification within a specified period to Zhang on August 20, 2019, but Zhang still failed to pay the workers’ wages in arrears when they were due.On November 7, 2019, the Public Security Bureau of Lanzhou New District filed a case for investigation. Unable to get in touch with Zhang, they pursued zhang online.On November 6, 2021, Zhang was arrested, and on November 16, he entrusted his friend to pay off the total amount of 203,511 yuan in arrears to 18 workers.Lanzhou New District People’s Procuratorate believes that Zhang xx escaped by hiding to avoid paying workers, the amount is large, after the relevant government departments ordered to pay but still not pay, its behavior constitutes the crime of refusing to pay labor remuneration.But its is the first offender, voluntary confession, and has paid the arrears of the wages of the workers, did not cause serious consequences, can be reduced or exempted from punishment, decided not to prosecute Zhang xx.Lanzhou Daily all media reporter Xu Peijie