Byline: Saul Hubbard The Register-Guard SALEM - Workers on all construction projects for Oregon's public universities would have to be paid prevailing wage rates, even if the project is wholly undertaken and funded by a private entity, under a bill the House comfortably approved Thursday.
What does PW stand for?
PW stands for Prevailing Wage
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Byline: Susan Spencer HOPEDALE - A local cement finishing company and its owner have agreed to pay more than $161,000 in fines and restitution for violating the state's prevailing wage laws and the independent contractor law, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced yesterday.
The bill has already drawn fire from public utilities, such as National Grid and Con Edison, which would be forced to pay so-called prevailing wages to service workers under contract in their facilities.
Are prevailing wage laws a reasonable deviation from our general rule in favor of competition?
Construction projects do not become public works, and private contractors do not become public bodies, through TIF financing so as to require laborers to be paid the prevailing wage under the Prevailing Wage Act, 820 ILCS 130/0.
Under the threat of a presidential veto, the House adopted a four-year reauthorization of federal clean water programs that includes a controversial Davis-Bacon prevailing wage provision.