VIDEO: Prevailing Wisdom for Prevailing Wage
In the continuing attack on Minnesota’s middle class, conservatives are now targeting prevailing wage laws which ensure construction workers are fairly paid on state-funded projects.
Prevailing wages are good for Minnesota communities and the state overall. They allow contractors to more accurately bid jobs without undercutting labor costs and starting a “race to the bottom.” These salary standards also incentivize hiring the most skilled workers, ensuring cost-efficient construction.
Click here for an informational flier on the benefits of prevailing wage in Minnesota.