Southern Mechanical, a Nashville, Tenn. based heating and air conditioning firm, installed dozens of units at this private apartment complex near Brier Creek in Raleigh. Southern Mechanical is one of hundreds of companies that improperly treat workers as independent contractors.
Southern Mechanical, a Nashville, Tenn. based heating and air conditioning firm, installed dozens of units at this private apartment complex near Brier Creek in Raleigh. Southern Mechanical is one of hundreds of companies that improperly treat workers as independent contractors. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com
Southern Mechanical, a Nashville, Tenn. based heating and air conditioning firm, installed dozens of units at this private apartment complex near Brier Creek in Raleigh. Southern Mechanical is one of hundreds of companies that improperly treat workers as independent contractors. Travis Long tlong@newsobserver.com

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