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New Prevailing Wage Tracking System

The Prevailing Wage Division has recently found a new way to track and stay on top of the thousands of yearly purchase orders requested from the different agencies in the City of Denver.  69 more words

Dennis Gallagher

Recent Underpayments

There have been a couple of interesting investigations over the last couple of months by our Prevailing Wage Division.  These investigators do a wonderful job. 338 more words

Dennis Gallagher

Living Wage Ordinance is Legal

We recently received a call from a woman who stated that the Denver Living Wage ordinance is illegal. She said that the Colorado Legislature had passed C.R.S 8-6-101 in 2013. 81 more words

Dennis Gallagher

Prevailing Wage is working for employees

The Prevailing Wage Division has recovered quite a lot of money for the citizens working on the City of Denver property.  In the year 2013, 456 employees received a total of $90,017.66 with one individual receiving a whopping $6,770.24 of it.     84 more words

Dennis Gallagher

On a Jobsite Visit

I am often asked what do the prevailing wage investigators do when they go out in the field wearing their vests and hard hats. Other than listening to the radio and cruising the city? 436 more words

Dennis Gallagher

"Prevailing Wage" Policies – Don’t Throw Out the Baby With the Bath Water

“Prevailing wage” policies (in essence) require government construction contractors to pay wages closer to what union shops pay, which is of course generally higher than pay at non union companies, sometimes much higher. 1,042 more words

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Living Wage law

We recently received a call from a woman who stated that the Denver Living Wage ordinance is illegal.  She said that the Colorado Legislature had passed C.R.S 8-6-101 in 2013.  81 more words

Dennis Gallagher