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Hearing to look at modernizing prevailing wage law

September 3, 2013

Many congressmen and local elected leaders are unhappy with the state of prevailing wage and are taking steps to change it....

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Scott36

Sep-03-13 6:14 PM

Erik, Do a little objective research on the history of the labor movement. A lot of what we as workers have is a result of the labor movement.

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eriklatranyi

Sep-03-13 2:35 PM

I would like to see someone explain how protecting unions is wise law.

If liberals want to justify the protection of unions, using taxpayer money, I want to hear it.

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USABorn

Sep-03-13 12:41 PM

Get rid of the law....PERIOD!

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Capricorn1

Sep-03-13 7:02 AM

Erik, I agree, it needs to be eliminated completely.

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eriklatranyi

Sep-03-13 6:36 AM

We have a minimum wage law. That is enough.

Prevailing wage laws are a form of protection for unionized labor.

Let bidders on public projects have the flexibility in crafting their bids by removing the shackles of "prevailing wage" from their necks.

Increasing the threshold is symbolic. Just eliminate prevailing wage altogether.

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