How is your first post about kickbacks?Just curious about how common are kick backs in the construction industry in your areas
In public sector work there are lots of laws that seem to not matterKickbacks are not legal in California.
So you may want to check your state.
Call it what you will, but if you are a contractor beware any offer to 'kickback', pay for referrals, provide finder fees or 'inducements' for a contract because they are all illegal in California.
Also if bidding government projects There's actually a law called 'The Anti-kickback Law'. Also known as a bribe.