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Laser Electrical Contracting Inc.


Between 2014 and 2018, the owner of Laser Electrical Contracting Inc., Jagdeep Deol, pocketed $1.5 million that should have been paid to his employees. Deol’s company secured contracts with the New York City School Construction Authority and the New York City Department of Education, but paid his employees substantially less than the prevailing wage for city contractors, and Deol kept the remainder of the funds for himself.


Assistant District Attorneys Samantha Kapelman, of the District Attorney’s Housing and Worker Protection Bureau, and Priya Ravishankar, of the Major Economic Crimes Bureau

Incident Type

Wage Theft




New York


January 1, 2018

Contact for Additional Information



First Last Age Title Employer Injury Type
11 unnamed employees Unavailable Unavailable Unavailable Laser Electrical Contracting, Inc. Wage theft


Name Type Title Plea Information Conviction Sentence
Jagdeep Deol Individual Owner Deol pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor violation of the New York prevailing wage law. On behalf of his company, Laser Electrical Contracting Inc., Deol pleaded guilty to felony failure to pay a prevailing wage. As part of the negotiated plea agreement, Deol is required to pay full restitution of $1.5 million to the workers and additional $160,000 to the City. If Deol fails to pay the promised restitution, he could face jail time.
Penal Crimes Charged

Misdemeanor violation of the New York prevailing wage law.

Other Crimes Charged


Laser Electrical Contracting Inc. Entity Entity On behalf of Laser Electrical Contracting Inc, owner Jagdeep Deol pleaded guilty to a felony failure to pay prevailing wages. Unavailable
Penal Crimes Charged

Felony failure to pay prevailing wages.

Other Crimes Charged