No Prevailing Wages For Off-Site Workers: Ohio Court

Law360, New York (June 17, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that state law only entitles employees working on public improvement projects to prevailing wages if they work directly on a project site, and that a union authorized to represent one employee in a public project can't automatically represent other employees in the same project.

Justice Lundberg Stratton ruled Wednesday that employees who did work for a Medina County, Ohio, fire station project at Gene’s Refrigeration, Heating & Air Conditioning Inc.'s shop, rather than the fire station site, weren't guaranteed prevailing...
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