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Federal Davis-Bacon Requirements: Trainees & Helpers

Unless the specific Davis-Bacon wage classification recognizes a Trainee or Helper as one of the specified classifications, then a contractor may not pay workers less than the specified prevailing wage rate for the classification of worker. Persons registered and receiving on-the-job training in a construction occupation under a program that has been approved …

“The Perfect Storm”

“The Perfect Storm” How SBX2-9 Will Drastically Harm the Construction Industry in California “The Perfect Storm”
How SBX2-9 Will Drastically Harm the Construction
Industry in California. The currently written legislation and regulations for SBX2-9 will most certainly negatively affect Construction, Jobs and hurt the economy. Although SBX2-9 was written with good intention, it …

‘Do More Construction When Unemployment Is High’

From The Keystone Research Center: HARRISBURG – With the Pennsylvania House Labor and Industry Committee scheduled to vote on seven proposals to weaken Pennsylvania’s construction sector prevailing wage law, the Keystone Research Center released a policy brief summarizing research on the impact of these laws.The research shows that prevailing wage laws …

Federal Davis-Bacon Requirements: Wages, Fringe Benefits, Overtime, Holidays, Subsistence and Special Conditions

  Federal Davis-Bacon Rates typically set forth a Wage Rate and a fringe Benefit Rate for each classification. The contractor MUST pay NOT LESS than the total of the wage and fringe benefit amount either to the employee or “for the benefit of the employee”

Fringe benefits must be made irrevocably …