Prevailing Wages Legal Questions

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I have been working in an AC company doing public work but I have not been paid the public work wages for all 3 years if I report to the DIR will they I be able to get the right wages for all 3 years?...Read More
CaliforniaPrevailing Wages
We were hired to complete a service call at the post office. This was not a construction job. The hiring entity told us this would be prevailing wage. Since this is not a contracted construction project can prevailing wage still apply? It was a 2 hour service call for reference to repair down access control system/ ...Read More
NevadaPrevailing Wages
I’m an electrician working for an electrical contractor under a general contractor at UCSD. The job has been finished for a few months. But we were called back in to change out faulty electrical materials. Does my employer have to pay me prevailing wage. Since the whole project was prevailing wage ...Read More
CaliforniaPrevailing Wages
If a construction company in IL working on a public project does not pay for employee health ins or a retirement plan, do they pay the prevailing wage on just the base wage or do they also pay the health/welfare and pension rates? ...Read More
IllinoisPrevailing Wages
I am a welder who received a questionnaire on an investigation for a pw3 project. It asks questions to determine if we were paid prevailing wage or not. My project manager collected the employees questionnaires after a month an employee asked what happened to those questionaires. His answer was that the corporate attorney said we didn't have to comply because it's only a questionnaire. It clearly has a case # that it's investigating. Could the project manager be trying to protect his year end bonus? Should I contact the Department of industrial relations to get another form? I have a copy....Read More
CaliforniaPrevailing Wages
I'm on a job at sunset gower studios in Los Angeles. I am an electrician and we are running all new pipe and seeting substations for ladwp I'm pretty sure this is a public works project how do I know for sure...Read More
CaliforniaConstruction AccountingPrevailing Wages
Would the Sands migration project at the convention center be prevailing wage?...Read More
NevadaPrevailing Wages
How does overtime work on prevailing wage. Per day as well as hours per week? ...Read More
MissouriPayment DisputesPrevailing Wages
Hi, I deliver to construction sites at last once a week spend about 2-3 hours on site sometimes delivering commercial kitchen equipment. I know some of those sites have been prevailing wages jobs but I have never been paid for prevailing wage. Do I qualify for prevailing wage? ...Read More
CaliforniaPrevailing Wages
I am a subcontractor working for a big company if I get paid 92$ an hour am I still entitled to getting prevailing wage...Read More
MassachusettsPrevailing Wages
So im working for a company at a state project job site in the city of Ontario CA. My coworkers are receiving $55/hr and I’m only getting paid $20/hr is that fair?...Read More
CaliforniaPrevailing Wages
We are a Cultural Resources Firm (Archaeologist and Paleontologists want I went through training on Contractor License 1 and a half years ago. I remember there was a section on the Dept of Industrial Relations that listed all types of industries who were and were not subject to prevailing wages. We need a DIR number for some contracts but do not have to pay prevailing wages. I cannot remember which section this information in under. Do you? Would very much appreciate the help. Thank you - Amy Reinhart...Read More
CaliforniaPrevailing Wages
I am a dump truck driver My boss often gets prevailing wage jobs but we are all paid the same regardless. Is that legal, Fair, the way it is?...Read More
CaliforniaPrevailing Wages
Hello, I am currently working at ethos|three Architecture and we have a client who is managing a construction project here in Las Vegas, Nevada. We are trying to assist him in understanding his responsibilities regarding the Prevailing Wage Rates by law, guidelines, responsibilities, etc. Your assistance is appreciated - Thank you Shauna Anderson Owner responsibilities: • What is the procedure that the owner needs to go through to allow the Apprentice Bidding? • Or is the general contractor responsible? • As an owner, can they review online review of the Certified Payroll Report? • Is the owner responsible for contacting the general contract to confirm the Prevailing Wage Rates that they are using are compliant with Nevada state law? • As an owner, can they review online review of the Certified Payroll Report? What is the website? • Does the owner review and sign all payroll report that payroll has been certified and submitted by the 15th of the month. Or does the General Foreman of the GC oversee this? • Is there any legal ramification or fines if the worker is not being paid the correct Prevailing Wage Rate? • Are there any legal ramifications or fines if the worker is not being paid the correct Prevailing Wage Rate? • By law, is the owner responsible for reporting the potential violations when a worker does not report accurate hours or overtime hours when working on a job? • What process / procedure is required by law when reporting a payroll violation, etc • Do the Investigative costs fall on the owner? Does the awarding body (owner) required to review / oversee the payroll reports? Prevailing Wage • What triggers an Investigation by an Awarding / Public Body? Fines? • Do the Investigative costs fall on the owner? Does the awarding body (owner) required to review / oversee the payroll reports? • Obligations of the Awarding Body in terms once the project is awarded? • By law, is the owner responsible for reporting the potential violations when a worker does not report accurate hours or overtime hours when working on a job? • What process / procedure is required by law when reporting a payroll violation, etc.? When a PWP project is complete, is the owner required by law to notify the Labor Commission? Is there a form that needs to be completed? If so, can you provide a link? ...Read More
NevadaPrevailing Wages