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July 29, 2010

How to navigate prevailing wage laws

By SUZANNE THOMAS
K&L Gates LLP

Thomas
Prevailing wage laws under the federal Davis-Bacon and Related Acts and Washington's Prevailing Wage Act can be confusing. Each requires paying prevailing wages to workers on public works projects, but the systems are different, highly technical and landmines for the unwary.

Enforcement efforts are being reinforced at both the federal and state level, so it is important to comply.


 
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