NJ Bill Would Exempt Sandy Contracts From 'Prevailing Wage'

Law360, New York (March 15, 2013, 8:49 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey lawmaker on Thursday introduced legislation that would exempt certain public works projects from “prevailing wage” requirements if they are related to the state’s efforts to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy, the latest example of a national legislative trend toward challenging prevailing wages.

Assemblyman Gregory P. McGuckin, R-Ocean, introduced A-3931, which would exempt public works projects from the prevailing wage requirement, which requires public agencies to pay workers at union scale, if they are designed to repair damage caused by wind, flooding or other storm...
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