2nd Circ. Seeks Top NY Court's View On Prevailing Wage

Law360, New York (January 23, 2014, 7:52 PM EST) -- The Second Circuit asked New York's highest court for guidance Thursday on whether to defer to the state labor watchdog's decision to enforce an interpretation of a “prevailing wage” requirement for government contracts only prospectively, seeking clarity in a class action against SimplexGrinnell LP.

A three-judge panel's bid for input from the New York Court of Appeals stems from a 2011 federal court decision granting SimplexGrinnell summary judgment on breach of contract claims from workers who say the Tyco International Ltd. unit failed to pay them...
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