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Lien Waivers Did Not Bar Wrongful Termination Action Termination-default; Waiver

Friday, May 02, 2003 02:48 pm

 
Lien Waivers Did Not Bar Wrongful Termination Action Termination-default; Waiver

A New York court has ruled that a subcontractor's execution of lien waivers did not preclude recovery for wrongful termination.

St. Lawrence University awarded a contract to Gilbane Building Co. for renovation of two buildings on the University's Canton campus. Gilbane subcontracted the masonry and rough carpentry work to MCK Building Associates, Inc. The subcontract included typical termination for default and termination for convenience provisions.

MCK submitted monthly progress payment requisitions covering 90 percent of the labor and materials furnished to the project. Upon receipt of [...]

 
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