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How Much Will the Repeal of Prevailing Wage Save Taxpayers in Michigan?

It’s complicated, but a reasonable estimate is in the hundreds of millions

… Michigan has repealed its prevailing wage law, the big question … much these mandated union wages add to the cost of a project. … Peninsula showed that the prevailing wage law led to 16 percent … impacted by the federal prevailing wage law, the Davis-Bacon Act. … issued bonds. Without a prevailing wage law, schools will not …

Lawmakers Looking to Close the Session Strong, Move Major Reforms

… Legislature has passed bills repealing union-mandated wages on government construction jobs and establishing … mandates. Here is a summary of the bills: Prevailing Wage The law mandating union wages on public projects has been around for more than …

Michigan's Labor Revolution

… reform for public school employees. Repealing the state’s archaic prevailing wage law, which mandated union wages for public construction projects. The repeal is projected to save state …

Auto Insurance Reform for Seniors, Repeal Prevailing Wage, Medicaid Work

June 8, 2018 MichiganVotes weekly roll call report

… Initiative Petition 2, Repeal prevailing wage law: Passed 23 to 14 in … To repeal the state prevailing wage law, which prohibits awarding … unless the contractor pays wages based on union pay scales that … Initiative Petition 2, Repeal prevailing wage law: Passed 56 to 53 in … The House vote on the prevailing wage law repeal described above. …

Lawmakers Repeal Prevailing Wage and Pass Work Requirements for Able-Bodied Medicaid Population

Repeal of union wage mandates and application of Medicaid work requirements will benefit taxpayers and Michigan’s economy

… which eliminate costly “prevailing wage” mandates on public construction … workforce. Michigan's "prevailing wage" law mandated union wage scales on public construction … expensive firms. “Michigan's prevailing wage law was the most stringent … Following the repeal of prevailing wage, the Legislature passed …

Why Michigan Should Repeal Prevailing Wage

Law benefits big companies at the expense of taxpayers

… arbitrary and archaic prevailing wage. Michigan’s prevailing wage law — which mandates a wage for laborers working on certain … for higher bills. The prevailing wage costs taxpayers hundreds … the argument against prevailing wage in an interview on WDET …

Michigan’s Prevailing Wage Law Needs to Go

… landscapers and many, many more, the wages they might earn are set by … a 1965 law known as “prevailing wage,” where hyper-specific union wages are set for anyone doing public … critique of repealing prevailing wage laws is that it doesn’t … repeal of Michigan’s prevailing wage law, and the Secretary …

Michigan’s Prevailing Wage Law Drives Up Costs

Government should do fair bidding for projects

… exactly what Michigan’s prevailing wage law does. The decades-old … these laws mandate specific wages for those working on government … for by taxpayers. The prevailing wage law often benefits larger … glazing contractors see prevailing wage as an essential benefit … any bill that undoes prevailing wage. But there is a solution …

Half a Million Prevailing Wage Rates For 162,000 Construction Workers

Michigan’s prevailing wage law requires contractors who bid on state, school … government construction projects to pay wages based on union pay scales. In practice, … public officials get the required wage rates from complex pay schedules and … identified well over 500,000 different wage classifications in Michigan. Yet, there …

Unions That Say Prevailing Wage Law Protects Retirees Mismanage Worker Pensions

Reports show Michigan construction union pensions in ‘critical’ condition

According to Michigan Prevails, a union-supported advocacy website, … state law called the prevailing wage “strongly supports the … credibility of their claims. Prevailing wage laws like Michigan’s prohibit … the contractor pays union wages and enforces union work rules. … imposed on contractors by prevailing wage laws drive up the cost …