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Should the state interfere in the determination of wage rates? by Hartman, Harleigh Holroyd

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Published by National Industrial Conference Board in New York .
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  • United States.


  • Wages -- United States,
  • Minimum wage -- United States,
  • Industrial policy -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementBy Harleigh H. Hartman.
SeriesIts special report,, no. 12, Special report (National Industrial Conference Board) ;, no. 12.
LC ClassificationsHD4933 .H3
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 158 p.
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6629310M
LC Control Number20020193

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This publication contains materials developed primarily for use in prevailing wage training seminars. The contents are designed to enhance the knowledge of procurement personnel and others whose responsibilities include work with the Service Contract Act and the Davis-Bacon and related Acts. Study.   State prevailing wage laws vary in their requirements. For example, California has the additional requirement that contractors register with the state. Maryland includes state-funded businesses, not just construction projects. Some states have lower thresholds than the federal cut-offs and some states are triggered at higher dollar amounts. 2 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR PREVAILING WAGE RESOURCE BOOK DB WAGE DETERMINATIONS PHYSICAL INCLUSION OF WAGE DETERMINATION(S) IN BID SPECIFICATIONS AND CONTRACT DOL regulations, at 29 C.F.R. Part 1, establish the procedures for predetermining the wage rates required to be included in bid specifications/contracts for construction File Size: KB. Rev. 5/18 1 of 4 How to Read a Wage Determination Wage Determinations can be valid for more than one county. The total hourly rate of pay is: $ + $ = $

If an appropriate wage determination is not readily available for a service contract involving five or fewer service employees by use of the WDOL process for obtaining SCA wage determinations, the agency must submit an e98 request. WHD will either issue a wage determination reflecting such rates. The last year Health & Welfare Fringe Benefit rates retained on J Note: Under Executive Order (EO) , an hourly minimum wage of $ 8 0 for calendar year 20 20 applies to all contracts subject to the Service Contract Act for which the contract is awarded (and any solicitation was issued) on or after January 1, If this contract is covered by the EO, the contractor must. A municipality has the responsibility of obtaining Pennsylvania prevailing wage rates from the Commonwealth, Department of Labor & Industry for a project. The public body must also include Pennsylvania prevailing wage rates in the contracts, notice for bids and advertisements. 43 P.S. § ; 34 Pa. Code § The eight factors influencing the determination of wage rates are as follows: 1. Ability to Pay 2. Demand and Supply 3. Prevailing Market Rates 4. Cost of Living 5. Bargaining of Trade Unions 6. Productivity 7. Government Regulations 8. Cost of Training. The wage payment is an important factor influencing labour and management relations.

If a single rate is not paid to the majority of workers in a locality, statistical measurements such as the median (a point in a distribution where 50 percent of the surveyed workers receive that or a higher rate and 50 percent receive a lesser rate) or the mean (average) are used to establish prevailing wage rates. What is a wage determination? When are pay raises required? Is extra pay required for weekend or night work? How do we determine what the new prevailing wage rates are in our area? How do I determine "commensurate wage rates"? Does the Service Contract Act (SCA) apply to all government contract work? How are prevailing wage rates established? The effective date of each determination is ten (10) days after the issue date. (8 CCR § ). The general determinations are issued twice a year (February 22nd and August 22nd) and go into effect ten days thereafter (March 3rd in a leap year and March 4th in a non-leap year for determinations issued on February 22nd, and September 1st for determinations issued on August 22nd). Single national or regional rate set by the State or a tripartite body 6 Multiple rates set by public authorities 9 Single national rate set through collective bargaining 11 Multiple rates set through collective bargaining 12 The dynamics and logic behind different minimum wage .