Bloomberg Gets NYC Prevailing Wage Law Struck Down

Law360, Los Angeles (August 5, 2013, 8:46 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge on Friday granted New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit challenging New York City’s prevailing wage law for developers and others that receive financial assistance from the city, finding it was preempted by the state minimum wage.

Bloomberg sued the city council last year, challenging the validity of the law requiring companies and real estate developers that get financial assistance from the city government, as well as their subcontractors, to pay their employees wages that exceed...
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