BAY VIEW (WITI) — It happened 129 years ago, but many believe the fight continues to this day. Hundreds are marking the anniversary of what’s known as the Bay View Massacre. 527 more words
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To appreciate the benefits and advantages of a Davis Bacon Retirement plan, it’s helpful to understand its history.
The Davis Bacon Act (DBA or prevailing wage law), named after its authors- a Pennsylvania Senator James Davis and a New York Representative Robert Bacon, was passed amid the Great Depression in response to the plea of local workers who were frequently and systematically displaced by lower paid out-of-state migrant workforce as contractors fiercely competed to win public projects. 1,014 more words
Braced by the findings of a new study (see preceding story) a number of Republican lawmakers are looking for the best way to reform or repeal the state’s 80-year-old prevailing wage law. 197 more words
MADISON (AP) — Republican lawmakers who support eliminating requirements that public works contractors be paid a prevailing wage say they may add the measure to Governor Scott Walker’s state budget. 271 more words