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Section Newsletter Articles on Prevailing Wage Act

Prevailing Wage Act bites contractor By Michael R. Lied Labor and Employment Law, February 2011 The Illinois Department of Labor determined that a construction project constituted a public works project subject to the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act, and the subcontractor's employees had not been paid the prevailing wage.
Applicability of the Prevailing Wage Act requirements to private subdivision developers engaged in public works By Robert J. Britz and Paula Tipton Wallin Local Government Law, November 2006 Municipalities must comply with state statutes such as the Prevailing Wage Act, the Public Construction Bond Act, the Plat Act, and the public bidding requirements of the Illinois Municipal Code when directly contracting for public infrastructure improvements such as roads, sidewalks, sanitary sewers, water improvements, etc.