Changing The Prevailing-Wage System Could Save New York Billions

Meinking, Rebecca A.
January 2009
Business Journal (Central New York);1/9/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p18
The author reflects on the changes for the prevailing wage system in New York. She states that the system requires construction workers' hourly wage and benefit be given based on union scale wage. She presents a sampling on how government will be paying workers in different trades on construction projects. She suggests that elected officials should stand up for a restructuring to determine the wages on construction projects.


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