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Conclusion

… by an unchecked, wide open tort system. The prevailing logic was to eliminate fault as a consideration … their own insurance company for medical coverage, wage loss and other benefits such as PIP. It was thought … qualifies as a serious enough injury, with the prevailing view giving the exception a much broader interpretation …

Michigan Labor Law

… labor unions. Michigan’s prevailing wage law, for instance, explicitly requires the adoption of union wages and benefits.[*] This language … rules.[23] [*] Michigan’s “prevailing wage law” requires construction … state-financed projects to pay “prevailing wages and fringe benefits at the same rate that prevails on projects of a similar …

Top 10 Budget Recommendations

… would save much more. » www.mackinac.org/5373 10 Repeal the state’s “prevailing wage” law, which prohibits awarding government construction contracts to the lowest bidder unless it pays above-market continued on other side wages. » www.mackinac.org/8907

The Consequences for Democratic Self-Government

… they must offer competitive wage and benefit packages if they … financial advisors, develop a wage and benefits package, and present … considerably. Modifications to wages and benefits must be negotiated … workers are content with their wage and benefits packages, the … provision has been held to prevail. One result of the dominance …

55 Specific Recommendations

… research shows that repealing the state’s prevailing wage law, which prohibits awarding state construction … the lowest bidder unless the company pays union wages, would very conservatively save the state at least … offices: an estimated $4.7 million Repeal state prevailing wage law: $90 million Impose a moratorium on all …

Appendix: Michigan Senate Bill 607

… with employers concerning ————————————— 1 grievances, labor disputes, wages, rates of pay, hours, or other 2 terms or conditions of employment. 3 Sec. … action for damages, 18 injunctive relief, or both. The court may award a prevailing plaintiff 19 costs and reasonable attorney fees. The civil remedy is …

Model Right-to-Work Language

… the purpose, in whole or in part, of dealing with employers concerning wages, rates of pay, hours of work, other conditions of employment, or other forms … damages, injunctive relief, or both. In addition, the court shall award a prevailing plaintiff costs and reasonable attorney fees. E. This section shall …

Introduction

… right-to-work states, increasing both wages and the number of jobs available. … pension system and a severe prevailing wage law pegged strictly to union construction wages — this has led to a more or … growth rates in employment and wages are somewhat lower for all … state laws (such as the prevailing wage) that make necessary state …

Endnotes

… of Labor and Economic Growth/Wage and Hour Division, telephone … Investigation, The New York State Prevailing Wage Law: An Investigative … 13 Armand Thieblot, Prevailing Wage Legislation (Philadelphia: … "‘Members Only’ Brief: Prevailing Wage Laws," February 25, 2005, … Majority: Pro-Union Bias in Prevailing Rate Determinations," Journal …

Appendix B

Graphic 3: Adjusted Median Wages vs. Michigan Prevailing Wage 2005* Class BLS Median BLS Adjusted† Prevailing Wage Percentage Difference‡ … Economic Growth * The state prevailing wage figures are provided by … percentage by which the prevailing wage exceeds the adjusted Bureau …