Tags » Prevailing Wage

Group Initiates Bill To Repeal Michigan Prevailing Wage Law

By DAVID EGGERT
Associated Press

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – A business group on Thursday initiated legislation to repeal Michigan’s 50-year-old prevailing wage law, a maneuver that would help conservatives bypass Gov. 429 more words

News

Stringer Wrings $1 Million From City Contractor for Underpaid Immigrant Workers

Comptroller Scott Stringer today handed out checks totaling more than $900,000 to 33 mostly Guyanese immigrant workers—the proceeds of a nearly $1 million settlement with a construction firm that worked on 12 city projects and failed to pay prevailing wage. 385 more words

Scott Stringer

Senate Votes To Repeal Michigan Prevailing Wage Law

By DAVID EGGERT
Associated Press

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Michigan’s Republican-controlled Senate voted Thursday to repeal a 50-year-old state law that requires better pay and benefits on state-financed construction projects after forceful debate over whether the legislation would save taxpayers or take money out of blue-collar workers’ pockets. 488 more words

News

Prevailing wage decision making

One of the questions contractors often have is, “How do I classify my workers?” The U.S. Department of Labor issues the wage determinations for us to use, but the only description might be “Plumber” or “Electrician. 257 more words

Dennis Gallagher

Michigan Senate Panel Votes To Repeal Prevailing Wage Law

By DAVID EGGERT
Associated Press

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – A Senate committee voted Wednesday to repeal Michigan’s 50-year-old law requiring union-scale wages and benefits for construction workers on state-financed public works projects. 447 more words

News

Any time the government dictates to the privet sector, it will always be bad… The free mark works, if it is let alone…

Michigan’s “prevailing wage” law costs residents more than $224 million each year, according to the Anderson Economic Group.

99 more words
Michigan

Senate Hearing on Prevailing Wage Repeal Held

Yesterday’s hearing by the state Senate’s Labor and Government Reform Committee was on Senate Bill 49, which calls for full repeal of the state, local and highway prevailing wage laws. 222 more words

State Issue