“We got rid of prevailing wage and so far it hasn’t saved a penny,” Soliday says during the question and answer session last week hosted by the Wisconsin Transportation Development Association in Milwaukee.
By Tyrone Richardson
January 25, 2017
Construction businesses would be allowed to trim wages on federally funded infrastructure projects under a bill Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) introduced Jan. 24, he said during a Senate hearing.
BY JOHN CHEVES AND JACK BRAMMERjcheves@herald-leader.com
In a major setback for labor, the GOP also repealed the state’s prevailing wage law.
House Republicans passed a bill out of committee Wednesday striking down the prevailing-wage law, which requires workers be paid average benefits and wages on public construction projects.
Chicago Sun Times
ALBANY — State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office recovered nearly $5.7 million in owed pay and damages for more than 3,300 low-wage workers since last Labor Day, the Daily News has learned.
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