JLC ??MAY 1992 West Virginia: The state's supreme court recently confirmed a damage award against a contractor who undercut a subcontractor by hiring one of the sub's employees on the side. The GC had hired the sub to do concrete and framing work. While that was being done, the GC also hired the sub's supervisor to come in off-hours and finish the underground utility lines. The GC rejected all bids for that work, including one from the sub. The sub fired the supervisor and stopped all work, which was then finished by the fired supervisor. The jury found this improper and ordered the GC to pay the subcontractor $24,000 in actual compensation and $75,000 in punitive damages for interfering with the sub-superintendent relationship. Mississippi: The Home Builders Association of Mississippi has decided to provide its