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Prevailing Wage Act

The Prevailing Wage Act protects wage earners from unfair practices regarding pay on state-funded building and highway construction projects.

The Act also requires the Department of Labor and Workforce Development to conduct two surveys to determine wage rates for various job classifications for state-funded construction projects. The data are solicited from the state's contractors annually in highway construction and biennially in building construction.

You may reach us by calling the Labor Standards Division at 615-741-2858.

Building Construction Classification Descriptions
Building Prevailing Wage Rates
Building Rates Regions
Highway Classification Descriptions
Highway Prevailing Wage Rates


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